Health Matters

Health Matters: What you need to know about statins

Statins are vital in the UK effort to save many thousands of preventable deaths every year caused by cardiovascular disease. With extensive research confirming that statin treatment is very effective, safe and affordable, it is important that the myths and inaccuracies around them are dispelled. Read this blog to find out what you need to know about statins.

Health Matters: Using data to improve cardiovascular outcomes

This blog provides an overview of the importance of data in improving cardiovascular outcomes, and a new national audit programme that will generate the data needed to address the issues around diagnosis and treatment of 3 high risk conditions - atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Health Matters: Health and work

As adults in employment spend a large proportion of their time in work, our jobs and our workplaces can have a big impact on our health and wellbeing. The latest edition of Health Matters suggests some actions that all employers can take to ensure the health and wellbeing of their workforce.

Health Matters – Your questions on Health Economics and commissioning

In the recent launch teleconference of the latest edition of Health Matters – on the subject of ‘Health Economics and making the most of your budget’ – we had a range of important questions on PHE’s Health Economics tools from professionals across the UK. This blog summarises the main topics that were covered.