Welcome to the latest edition of PHE’s Health Matters, a resource for local authorities and health professionals, which for this edition focuses on productive healthy ageing and musculoskeletal (MSK) health.
A major priority for Public Health England (PHE) since our creation in 2013 has been to bring to life our vision to relocate our national laboratories. We took this vision and expanded it into a plan for a world-leading centre …
PHE has published the 2016-17 statistics report for young people (under 18) in specialist drug and alcohol services. This is based on data from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS), which collects data from alcohol and drug services across …
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has made no secret that addressing inequality, and particularly health inequalities, is one of the major ambitions of his tenure.
Today PHE is marking World AIDS Day, which is an opportunity for people all over the world to stand in unity with those living with HIV, remember lost lives, and continue to push forward the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Public Health England has been working closely with the Joint Work and Health Unit in developing ‘Improving Lives: The Future of Work, Health and Disability’, which sets out the Government’s plan to get disabled people back into work.
We hope our latest edition of Health Matters – on the subject of “Preventing infections and reducing AMR”– will help you and other health professionals by compiling key facts, figures and evidence of effective interventions.
Obesity is one of the biggest health problems facing our country. Levels of childhood obesity in England are amongst the highest in the developed world, with almost one in four children being overweight or obese before they start school.