Public Health Wales

Contact Information

Malcolm Ward
Principal Health Promotion Specialist
Telephone:
+44 29 20 22 77 44
Address:

Public Health Wales, Floor 5, No. 2 Capital Quarter, Tyndall St, Cardiff CF10 4BZ UK

Public Health Wales was established as an NHS Trust on 1 October 2009.

Public Health Wales has four statutory functions:

  • To provide and manage a range of public health, health protection, healthcare improvement, health advisory, child protection and microbiological laboratory services and services relating to the surveillance, prevention and control of communicable diseases;
  • To develop and maintain arrangements for making information about matters related to the protection and improvement of health in Wales available to the public; to undertake and commission research into such matters and to contribute to the provision and development of training in such matters;
  • To undertake the systematic collection, analysis and dissemination of information about the health of the people of Wales in particular including cancer incidence, mortality and survival; and prevalence of congenital anomalies; and
  • To provide, manage, monitor, evaluate and conduct research into screening of health conditions and screening of health related matters.