We’re pleased to bring you our round-up highlighting some of PHE’s online activity from the past week. Here’s your chance to catch up on what you might have missed including:
Health Matters - Prevention and diagnosis of bowel cancer
Vaping in public places
Sexual health stats
Official statistics on sexual health released this week show there were 434,456 sexually transmitted infections (STIs) reported in England in 2015. We published an accompanying blog that looks at the picture in London.
Improving teen mental health
In a new blog, PHE's Professor Kevin Fenton looks at ways we can improve mental health in teenagers outside of tradition settings. The blog touches on work we are doing with the Reading Well for Young People Scheme.
The 10 Minute Shake Up is back
Change4Life have relaunched the 10 Minute Shake Up campaign, which in association with Disney, aims to get children more active this summer. The Change4Life website offers tips and ideas to get children moving more, ensuring they get their 60 minutes of activity every day.
National E-coli outbreak
We published a news story detailing our work to investigate an outbreak of E. coli O157, which may be associated with eating mixed salad leaves.
Updated health advice for Hajj and Umrah
Urging older people to get vaccinated against shingles
We recently highlighted the shingles vaccination and urged older, eligible people to get protected. Those who are currently aged 79 and have been offered the vaccine but not had it, should contact their GP to organise getting the vaccination.