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.
Read more about the first UK-wide Allied Health Professionals strategy and how looking beyond the NHS workforce to other professionals can help prevent illness, promote wellbeing and protect population health.
Every 30 minutes someone dies from bowel cancer, making it the UK’s second biggest cancer killer. This blog looks at seven ways to reduce the risk of contracting it.
This blog looks at what we have learned from the prevalence estimations on crack and opiate use, along with the findings from a PHE and Home Office investigation.
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.
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 …
Our latest evidence update on vaping in England has been published. This blog looks at the findings on patterns and use in adults and young people.
The Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health marked the first time local and national government agencies came together with organisations across the health and care sector to make prevention a priority for mental health. This blog looks at how it has helped different organisations tackle mental health across the country.
Find out why improvements in mortality rates and life expectancy in England have slowed down considerably since 2011 for both men and women.
Caroline Dinenage, Minister of State for Care at the Department of Health and Social Care, explains why we need to look not just at healthcare but to the wider community when it comes to preventing ill health.