Our local surroundings have a large impact on us and we live in an environment that can inadvertently encourage unhealthy behaviours – eating more and exercising less.
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)'s Inclusive Growth Unit was launched last week with a promise to 'link cranes with communities'. The Unit is a unique collaboration between national and regional organisations supporting economic inclusion and social change. At its …
A little over a year ago, I wrote to the chief executive of every NHS Trust in England, calling for their personal commitment to work with PHE towards a truly smokefree NHS.
Suicide has a devastating impact on families, friends, communities and work colleagues.
Previously, there has been limited research into the trends and patterns in treatment for patients when they are diagnosed with stage IV cancer, compared to those for early stage cancer.
Our latest e-cigarette evidence review, authored by leading academics in the tobacco control field, found that e-cigarettes (ECs):
In England, more than a third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school, which means they are more likely to be bullied, face stigma and suffer low self-esteem. They are also more likely to …
This World Birth Defect Day we can reflect on an important achievement in England: the establishment of a single, national, system for registering birth defects, which we prefer to call congenital anomalies.
Rare disease day falls on the last day of February every year.
No doubt you will have seen some of the stories in the media recently following the publication of PHE’s latest update of the evidence on e-cigarettes . E-cigarettes do seem to be a bit like Marmite, courting controversy among the …