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NHS Orkney – Public Health Department
Address
9 Victoria Street Kirkwall Orkney KW15 1DN
Contact Details
Tel: 01856 888034
Email: ork-hb.publichealth@nhs.net
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Opening Hours

0830 - 1700 hours Monday to Friday

Business Description

Public Health provides information, advice and support on a range of issues including health protection, resilience and health promotion.  Smoking Matters Orkney, the local free confidential smoking cessation service is based in the department.

 

Public Health is often described as the science and art of promoting and protecting health and well-being, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society.  Areas of public health activity include health protection, screening and health promotion.  In Orkney the public health department also supports the development of organisational and community resilience.

 

NHSO public health

From left to right: Karen Spence, Suzanne Baird, Sara Murray, Jessica Jones, Katie Spence, Evonne Rendall, Sarah Kirkness, Erin Stout, Eddie Graham and Jose Ortega.

Missing from the picture are Derek Curtis, Richard Harrison, Hannah Case, Carrie Rendall and Louise Wilson.