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How local Global Burden of Disease data can help shift the focus for the NHS

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Most of us want to live in good health for as long as possible; but while people are generally living longer, outcomes still vary hugely across the country as disturbing inequalities persist. PHE has been centrally involved in a new analysis of the Global Burden of Disease study, published today in The Lancet, which we explain the significance of in this blog.

Health Profile for England: the health of England today and into the future

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The first update to our Health Profile for England report sets out the most comprehensive picture of the health of the population, as well as future trends, and forecasting what the story might look like in years to come.

Prevention and the NHS long term plan: 3 ways we can save more lives

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Leaders in the health and care system are busy developing a new long term plan for the NHS.  Public Health England CEO Duncan Selbie is leading the work, along with colleagues in the NHS, to ensure prevention is at the heart of that plan.  Here he sets out 3 essential priorities for investment.