There are an estimated 589,000 people who are dependent on alcohol in England and about a quarter of them are likely to be receiving mental health medication. This blog looks at alcohol dependence and mental health in detail.
Public Health England's Director of Health Improvement shares a personal view on the challenge of tackling obesity, how to make it easier for everyone to make healthy choices, and how the UK can respond to improve health.
This blog, published to coincide with PHE’s latest independent e-cigarette evidence report, looks at some of the most common misconceptions around e-cigarettes and provides the facts.
This blog outlines several promising areas of work and initiatives led by members of the Cardiovascular Disease System Leadership Forum that have been addressing the national 10-year CVD prevention ambitions since their launch in February 2019.
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.