HEALTHY LIVING

Health Evidence Bulletins - Wales (logo)

Date of completion: May 2000

Contributors

Director of Public Health (with responsibility for the Healthy Living Bulletin):

Dr Sharon Hopkins, Bro Taf Health Authority

Authors:

Dr Edward Coles, Department of Public Health, Bro Taf Health Authority (Team Leader)
Dr Julie Bishop, Department of Public Health and Policy, Bro Taf Health Authority
Ms Virginia Blakey, Health Promotion Division, National Assembly for Wales
Dr Dyfed Hughes, Department of Public Health, Bro Taf Health Authority
Ms Cathy Weatherup, Welsh Drug and Alcohol Unit, Cardiff
Dr Alison Weightman, Department of Information Services, University of Wales College of Medicine

The authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions of Dr Steve Rollnick to the ‘Smoking’ chapter and Dr Nicholas Phin to the ‘Being a carer’ chapter.

Members of the Internal Review Group:

Dr Mary Barasi, University of Wales Institute Cardiff
Professor Ilora Finlay, Velindre NHS Trust Cardiff and Holme Tower Marie Curie Centre, Penarth
Dr Marysia Hamilton-Kirkwood, Consultant in Public Health, Iechyd Morgannwg Health
Professor Ray Hodgson. Centre for Applied Public Health Medicine, Llansdowne Hospital, Cardiff
Dr Michelle Thomas, Seafarers International Research Centre, Cardiff University
Mr Chris Tudor-Smith, Health Promotion Division, National Assembly for Wales.
The Health Evidence Bulletins Wales are funded by the Health Authorities in Wales

Members of the External Review Group:

Ms Carol Bryce, Health Education Board for Scotland, Edinburgh
Ms Elizabeth Burtney, Health Education Board for Scotland, Edinburgh
Mr David Melding, Member of the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff (formerly of the Carers’ National      Association)
Professor Jonathon Watson, Health Education Board for Scotland, Edinburgh
Dr Kaye Wellings, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Project Director:
 
Dr NF Phin, Department of Public Health, Shropshire Health Authority
Information Resources Manager:
 
Dr Alison Weightman, Duthie Library, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff
Information Officer:
 
Mrs Mala Mann, Duthie Library, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff

Internet Advisor:

Mrs Hazel Hodson, Department of Information Services, University of Wales College of Medicine
The format of this bulletin was devised by Dr C Riley and Mrs J Barker of the Clinical Effectiveness Support Unit, Llandough and Dr AL Weightman of the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff.

Health Evidence Bulletins Wales
Department of Information Services
University of Wales College of Medicine
Cardiff CF14 4XN
Tel: 029 2074 5142 Fax: 029 2074 3574
E-mail: WeightmanAL@cardiff.ac.uk

Web sites:
http://hebw.cardiff.ac.uk (world wide)
http://nww.wales.nhs.uk/hebw (Wales only)

This Bulletin should be cited as:
Health Evidence Bulletins Wales: Healthy Living. Cardiff: National Assembly for Wales, 2000. ISBN: 0 7504 2285 8

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