Cheshire and Merseyside’s Directors of Public Health, working together as the Champs Public Health Collaborative, have published a response to recent reports that the UK government is planning to ban single use vapes.
Further work is to be carried out to examine in more detail the findings of a Public Health Liverpool study which has revealed many in the LGBT+ community feel let down by their healthcare experiences.
More than 1,800 illegal vapes with a street value of £22,000 have been seized in an operation involving Liverpool City Council’s Alcohol and Tobacco Unit, Merseyside Police and Public Health Liverpool.
Public Health officials in Liverpool are urging residents to get tested regularly for sexually transmitted infections - and to use a condom, following the publication of new data from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) showing a rise of more than 50% in confirmed cases.
Directors of Public Health in Cheshire and Merseyside’s nine local council areas – including Liverpool – have issued a statement expressing their concern about the increase of the use of vapes in the subregion.
New figures reveal that since launching two years ago, Project ADDER has supported thousands of disruptions against criminal gangs selling drugs in England and Wales and helped thousands of people into drug treatment, including in Liverpool.
With visitors from across the globe travelling to Liverpool for one of the most exciting musical events of the year - the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and Liverpool City Council want to make sure people enjoy a happy and healthy Eurovision Song Contest 2023.