Since mid-September, headlines around the world have warned about an outbreak of serious lung disease across the US, said to be associated with vaping. Read this blog to find out about PHE's advice on e-cigarettes and vaping.
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.
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.