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Health challenge Wales toolkit Volume II

The Health Challenge Wales Tool Kit is a compendium of interventions that aim to promote health and tackle health inequalities.

English Language Version | Fersiwn Cymraeg

  • Forewords - Alan Higgins, President, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
  • Forewords - Chief Medical Officer for Wales 

Initiatives

Hidden salt
Raises awareness of levels of salt in processed foods

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Obesity
  • Pilot Authority: Monmouthshire CC
  • Contact officer: Gillian Dicken Tel : 01873 735418

CO2i
Improves energy efficiency of properties occupied by the elderly and vulnerable

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Prevention of Accidents and Injuries Wellbeing 
  • Pilot Authority: Powys CC 
  • Contact officer: Chris Evans Tel: 01597 826817

Anti Spike
Raises awareness of the risk of drink spiking

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Pilot Authority: Anglesey CC
  • Contact officer: Luned Gwyn Parry Tel : 01248 752837

Digital Stories
Raises awareness of risks of alcohol misuse and promotes behaviour change in young people

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Alcohol and Substance Misuse
  • Pilot Authority: Caerphilly CBC
  • Contact officer:Sian Lewis Tel : 01495 235075

Moderation Nation
Alcohol Awareness Advertising Campaign

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Alcohol and Substance Misuse
  • Pilot Authority: Flintshire CC
  • Contact officer:Jackie Jones Tel: 01352 703409

Alcohol Awareness in schools through PSE
Raises awareness of the risks of alcohol misuse through the school PSE curriculum

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Alcohol and Substance Misuse
  • Pilot Authority: Pembrokeshire CC
  • Contact officer:Sarah Oliver Tel : 01437 775473

Steward Training
Off the shelf door steward training package

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Alcohol and Substance Misuse Prevention of Accidents and Injuries
  • Pilot Authority: Pembrokeshire CC
  • Contact officer:Sarah Oliver Tel : 01437 775473

Best Bar None
Discouraging binge, and associated crime and violence drinking through Licensing Award Scheme

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Alcohol and Substance Misuse Prevention of Accidents and Injuries
  • Pilot Authority: Rhondda Cynon Taff CBC
  • Contact officer:Derek James Tel : 01443 744010

Street Clear
Precluding the drinking of alcohol in public places using the CJ&P Act 2001

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Alcohol and Substance Misuse Prevention of Accidents
  • Pilot Authority: Vale of Glamorgan CBC
  • Contact officer:Kate Thompson Tel: 01446 709356

Managing water quality and safety in spa and swimming pools
Management of water quality and legionella control in spa and swimming pools

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Infections (sexually transmitted; healthcare acquired; vaccine preventable; dental decay)
  • Pilot Authority: Cardiff CC
  • Contact officer:Dennis Gardner Tel: 029 2087 1124

Condom Card
Giving young people access to free sexual health advice and condoms

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Infections (sexually transmitted; healthcare acquired; vaccine preventable; dental decay)
  • Pilot Authority: Torfaen Local Public Health Team
  • Contact officer:Rachel Jones Tel: 01495 332154

Nailing Infections
Preventing spread of infection to clients and staff in nail bars

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Infections (sexually transmitted; health care acquired; vaccine preventable; dental decay)
  • Pilot Authority: Torfaen CBC
  • Contact officer:Mike Baynham Tel : 01633 648472

Soap and Water Roadshow
Teaches school children how to wash their hands properly to prevent spread of infections and illnesses

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Infections (sexually transmitted; healthcare acquired; vaccine preventable; dental decay)
  • Pilot Authority: Vale of Glamorgan CBC
  • Contact officer:Rowan Hughes Tel : 01446 709380

Work Directory
Signposting DVD to get the economically under active into employment

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Pilot Authority: Caerphilly CBC
  • Contact officer:Rhiannon Urquhart Tel: 01495 235349

Under Cover
Sun safety awareness raising initiative addressed at occupationally exposed workers

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Other
  • Pilot Authority: Anglesey CC, Gwynedd CC
  • Contact officer:Luned Gwyn Parry Tel : 01248 752837

Cab Safe 2
Uses text messages to provide numbers of licensed Taxis and PHVs

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Other
  • Pilot Authority: Carmarthenshire CC
  • Contact officer:Sue Watts Tel: 01267 228929

 

Food Mapping
Identifying areas where access to a healthy diet may be restricted.

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Other
  • Pilot Authority: Ceredigion CC
  • Contact officer:Lucy Hancock Tel: 01570 424106

 

Sun Shelters
Sun safety awareness – on the beach

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Other
  • Pilot Authority: Swansea CC
  • Contact officer:Lynette Pothecary Tel: 01792 635600

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