Welcome to the section of our website that provides information and advice on health matters in the City and County.
We aim to promote the health and well being of members of our communities as well as that of visitors to the area. These pages offer information and advice on a large range of topics and health-related issues that can affect people's everyday lives - including alcohol, smoking, sun safety and AIDS.
The Active Swansea section contains information about Swansea's leisure centres and pools. You can also find out about sports coaching, children's activities and much more
Agencies in Swansea who can give you confidential help if you have problems with alcohol and/or drugs
Allergies are caused by the body's immune system reacting to allergens as if they were harmful. Antibodies cause other blood cells to release more chemicals (including histamine), which together cause the symptoms of an allergic reaction.
Do you know that you should be doing 30 minutes of physical activity 5 times a week for it to benefit your health?
Good health is perhaps our greatest asset. There are many ways in which you can help improve your health and wellbeing in Swansea.
Eating the right foods are all part of a healthy lifestyle.
The Health Promotion team are actively involved in a wide range of programmes, details of which can be accessed from this website.
Making Swansea a Healthier City.
This service is run by the Met Office in conjunction with the Department of Health to help alert people to the health problems associated with high temperatures during the summer months.
The Food and Safety Section receives notifications of infectious disease. These include food poisoning caused by bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. Coli 0157.
Making decisions about your health, welfare and finances...
Positive Steps - towards an active life
The last No Smoking Day took place on Wednesday 13th March 2013. You don't have to wait until next year though to stop smoking. In fact the sooner you stop, the more benefits you will get.
The Smoke-Free Homes scheme has been set up to support parents and caregivers across the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board area to provide a smoke-free environment for their children.
Smoking in enclosed public places in Wales is banned under smoke-free legislation which came into force on 2nd April 2007.
Health can be affected by weather conditions. There are a number of different places that provide advice if you suffer with your health as result of weather conditions be they hot or cold.