Category Archives: Public Health

Scientific adviser visit focuses on health and wellbeing challenges

HEALTH bosses in East Sussex highlighted challenges and showcased successes when they welcomed a leading government adviser to Hastings.

Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Department of Health and Social Care and National Institute for Health Research lead, visited the borough as part of a countrywide tour of local authorities to hear how residents’ health and wellbeing could benefit from research opportunities. Continue reading

Over-45s urged: ‘let’s talk about sex’

Interreg 2 Seas logoA NEW scheme launching in East Sussex will encourage people aged 45 and over to talk about sex – to try and halt a rise in sexually transmitted infections.

The SHIFT project will encourage people in that age group to pay more attention to their sexual health and wellbeing, and encourage a greater uptake of the services available. Continue reading