Read the latest edition of Health Matters to find out why NHS providers should be implementing the new screening and brief advice for tobacco and alcohol use in inpatient settings CQUIN.
The Public Health System Group has worked together to set out the first ever high-level, system-wide commitment in England to high quality public health functions. ‘Quality in public health: A shared responsibility’ provides everyone who works in, runs, commissions or makes decisions about public health services with a framework that brings together key information, which we explain more in this blog.
PHE's Health Economics Evidence Resource was produced to help local areas access the evidence they need to make evidence-based investment decisions. It has now been updated with over 100 interventions added and to include evidence from some of the latest health economics sources.
Statins are vital in the UK effort to save many thousands of preventable deaths every year caused by cardiovascular disease. With extensive research confirming that statin treatment is very effective, safe and affordable, it is important that the myths and inaccuracies around them are dispelled. Read this blog to find out what you need to know about statins.
This blog provides an overview of the importance of data in improving cardiovascular outcomes, and a new national audit programme that will generate the data needed to address the issues around diagnosis and treatment of 3 high risk conditions - atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
This blog explores why musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, such as low back and neck pain, are the biggest cause of ill health in England.
It is well known that the wider-determinants of health have a big impact on our wellbeing, from the places we work to the businesses on our local highstreets. London is taking ground-breaking action to improve the environment in which our …
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the conditions most strongly associated with health inequalities. Read this blog for an example of best practice where a council has effectively tackled CVD-related inequalities.