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Health Promotion Service Newsletter - Summer 2017 Edition

Date: 8 Jun 2017

The Summer 2017 Edition of the Cornwall and IoS Health Promotion Service newsletter has been launched. 

The newsletter keeps you up to date with all things going on at the Health Promotion Service and its various projects (including an update from the Workplace Health team), but also gives you the chance to find out about projects you may not have come across before, training opportunities, and much more. 

Click here to read the HPS Newsletter

 

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Smoking

Those who smoke six cigarettes a day or more have a 34% higher incidence of being absent than non-smokers and a 10% higher incidence of being absent for longer.

Costs of Ill Health

In 2006 around 175 million working days were lost due to illness and it is estimated that the annual economic costs of sickness absence and worklessness is over £100 billion.  (Working for a healthier tomorrow, Department of Health, March 2008). 

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