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Be UV Aware this summer

Be UV Aware this summer

This June, just as the UV levels normally hit their highest in Northern Ireland, the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland are highlighting the importance of being UV aware to stay safe in the sun. The organisations... Read More

Sun safety warning during lockdown

Sun safety warning during lockdown

One of the unintended consequences of lockdown and people spending more time in their gardens or yards could be an increased risk of sunburn, according to the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. The two bodies are... Read More

Stay sun safe on your winter break

Stay sun safe on your winter break

Don’t forget your sunscreen – that’s the message from the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland to those heading off on a winter break. At this time of year many people will be flying off to catch... Read More

Stay sun safe on snow and sand

Stay sun safe on snow and sand

Sunscreen is one holiday essential that often gets left behind when people pack for a winter holiday, so the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland are reminding people not to forget their sunscreen when packing for their... Read More

Sun Awareness Week – be UV aware

Sun Awareness Week – be UV aware

During Sun Awareness Week (14 to 20 May 2018) the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland are reminding people to be ultraviolet (UV) radiation aware and take appropriate care in the sun according to the UV level.... Read More

Stay sun safe on snow and sand

Stay sun safe on snow and sand

Sunscreen is one holiday essential that often gets left behind when people pack for a winter holiday, so the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland are reminding people not to forget about the sunscreen during their winter... Read More

Kids learn to stay sun safe this summer

Kids learn to stay sun safe this summer

The Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland have developed a short video ‘Percy Piglet and the Summer Picnic’ to educate young children on how to take care in the sun.   Using puppets, the video is a... Read More