Professor Alissa Goodman from UCL's Centre for Longitudinal Studies covers how life course research and the four national cohort studies the Centre runs is helping us understand how the health of successive generations is changing and what risks we face for the future.
This blog describes how people are affected by hearing loss across the life course and sets out actions for prevention and treatment.
The latest edition of Health Matters, PHE's professional resource, focuses on taking a life course approach to the prevention of ill health and explores the evidence base for this approach. This blog provides a summary of the full edition's content.
Read the latest edition of Health Matters to find out why NHS providers should be implementing the new screening and brief advice for tobacco and alcohol use in inpatient settings CQUIN.
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.
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.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the conditions most strongly associated with health inequalities. Read this blog for an example of best practice where a council has effectively tackled CVD-related inequalities.
The latest edition of Health Matters, PHE’s professional resource, focuses on the new ambitions developed by the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention System Leadership Forum (CVDPSLF) that sets to improve the detection and management of atrial fibrillation (AF), high blood pressure and …
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.
Read the latest edition of Health Matters, our professional resource, for advice on how to deliver and commission services for those with severe mental illness.