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.
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.
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.
Making Swansea a Healthier City.
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.
Walking is known to be one of the best forms of activity, its free, accessible to all and gives you a chance to socialise and make new friends.
Making decisions about your health, welfare and finances...
Positive Steps - towards an active life
The sooner you stop smoking the sooner you will see the benefits to your health and your wallet. Stopping smoking around the home, in cars and where children play can also improve the health of the people around you.
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.
Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK. There are more skin cancer deaths each year than in Australia, even though Australia has more cases of the disease.
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.