News alerts: w/b 22nd 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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Tuesday 25th

Supreme Court considers appeal against minimum pricing.

More details: BBC News, Evening Times, Scotsman

ISD publishes a range of statistics:

More details: ISD Scotland.

These include:

  • Detect Cancer Early Staging Data

Wednesday 26th

NHS Health Scotland report on drug-related deaths in Scotland.

More details: Report, BBC News, Herald, Holyrood Magazine

Thursday 27th

NHS Health Scotland reports on obesity in people in Scotland.

More details: Report, BBC News, Evening Times, Scotsman, Herald

Friday 28th

Researchers study whether e-cigarettes can encourage young people to smoke tobacco

More details: Research, Evening Times, Scotsman


Profiles indicator updates: w/b 22nd July 2017

  • No profile indicator updates in this week.

For more details, including the complete list of available indicators, please see the ScotPHO Online Profiles Tool.


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