News alerts: w/b 1st July 2017

Please find below details of selected public health-related news stories that were reported in the above week. ScotPHO is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked news articles / publications and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Please note that some of the linked websites may require registration, subscription or payment to view articles. For new publications relating to health protection and for updates on infectious disease and other outbreaks, please see the Health Protection Scotland website.

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Saturday 1st July

Study on UK women's awareness of cervical screening.

More details: study, BBC News                    

NICE publishes advice on reducing air pollution.

More details: Report, BBC News           

Monday 3rd July

HPV vaccine is to be offered to men who have sex with men in Scotland.

More details: BBC News, Scottish Government news release 

Tueday 4th July

Study finds that women who survive cancer have reduced fertility.

More details: Evening Times, Herald, Scotsman, STV News                            

Wednesday 5th July

ISD reports on teenage pregnancies in Scotland.

More details: ISD report, Courier, Evening Times, Herald, Scotsman 


Profiles indicator updates: w/b 1st July 2017

  • No profile indicator updates in this week.

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