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Healthier times is the Public Health newsletter. The aim is to share news on upcoming campaigns, updates on new and existing projects, success stories and challenge some public health myths.

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Changes to South Tyneside maternity services

September 2019

A new midwifery-led birthing centre opened at South Tyneside District Hospital this summer offering women more choice on where to give birth.

Read more: Changes to South Tyneside maternity services

HPV vaccine

September 2019

From September 2019, all 12 and 13 year-olds in school Year 8 will be offered on the NHS the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

Read more: HPV vaccine

Air quality

September 2019

The South Tyneside Air Quality Strategy will set out the specific actions that will contribute to improving the quality of the air in South Tyneside.

Read more: Air quality

Sexual Health Week 2019

September 2019

Sexual Health Week takes place from Monday 16  - Sunday 22 September. This year's them is sex, relationships and disability.

Read more: Sexual Health Week

Every Mind Matters

September 2019

Public Health England's major new Mental Health campaign, "Every Mind Matters" launches on 7 October 2019.

The campaign will support everyone to feel more confident in taking action to take care of their mental health and wellbeing.

Read more: Every Mind Matters

World Mental Health Day

September 2019

World Mental Health Day takes place on Thursday 10 October 2019 and this year the theme is suicide.

Find out more about how we're raising awareness of suicide, suicide prevention and mental wellebeing.

Read more: Public Health news: World Mental Health Day

Self Care Week and Adult Safeguarding Week pop up shops 

September 2019

We are running pop up shops at a range of venues across South Tyneside aimed at providing information about how to keep you safe, healthy and free from abuse and neglect.

Read more: Self Care Week and Adult Safeguarding Week pop up shops

Alliance event pledges

September 2019

An alliance event was held in January which ended in the delegates making pledges about what they learnt and how they will use this in their everyday life.

Read more: Alliance event pledges

Public Health England campaigns

September 2019

We are supporting a number of Public Health campaigns this year:

  • Scroll Free September
  • Change4Life Nutrition Campaign
  • Stoptober
  • Help Us Help You
  • Alcohol Awareness Week
  • Self Care Week
  • Adult Safeguarding Week
  • Carers Rights Day
  • White Ribbon Day

Read more: Public Health England campaigns

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