New official statistics published today show the positive news that smoking prevalence in England is continuing to fall. This blogs looks at the data more closely.
In partnership with Cancer Research UK, PHE has published new data showing the secondary care diagnostic intervals for cancer patients in England diagnosed in 2014-2015. This blog outlines 7 things the data has taught us.
This blog explores how pharmacy teams can play a role in prevention through opportunistic interventions and commissioned services for six public health challenges.
Public Health England has been awarded £5.1 million to create a virtual ‘open access’ centre, which will gather real-time patient data on resistant infections, helping clinicians understand when to use and preserve antibiotics in their treatment. Read the blog to find out more.
PHE has updated the Health Inequalities Dashboard and the Segment Tool to support national and local action to reduce health inequalities. Read this blog to find out more about how to use the tools.
We all know about the harmful effects of alcohol to the drinker. However, evidence is emerging for the harm caused by the drinker to their families, co-workers, the community and society.
Professor Alissa Goodman from UCL's Centre for Longitudinal Studies covers how life course research and the four national cohort studies the Centre runs is helping us understand how the health of successive generations is changing and what risks we face for the future.
PHE centres see some illnesses regularly and have well-rehearsed processes in place. But some diseases are more unusual than others, for which we must be well prepared. This blog looks at how a case of MERS in England was detected, traced and treated.