When the weather is warmer, people tend to cool off by going in swimming pools or bodies of water such as rivers, canals, lakes or the sea. Please visit our ‘Water Safety’ page to find out how you can keep yourself and others safe around water.
Infographic. Drowning is among the 10 leading causes of death for people aged 1-24 years. Children under 5 are at greatest risk. World Health Organization.
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Berkshire East JSNA
The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment provides fascinating facts on people’s health in Bracknell Forest, Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Slough. Find out about health needs and healthcare priorities in your area.
Public Health Annual Report
Our 2021/22 Public Health Annual Report focuses on food and how we can help tackle climate change, one meal at a time.
Thousands of up-to-date health indicators for Berkshire local authorities all in one place. Also the home of Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham's JSNAs.
From eating well to being more active, here you’ll find top tips, articles and in-depth guides to living a healthy life.
Safe Sex Berkshire
Here you can find sexual health information, support and advice, search for services near you and order home testing kits.