The latest edition of Health Matters, PHE's professional resource, focuses on the prevention of 5 common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the public health challenge of antimicrobial resistant STIs, and the commissioning and improvement of sexual health services. This blog provides a summary of the full edition's content.
Influencing the food environment to ensure that more and healthier options are available, accessible and affordable can only be accomplished through a collaborative approach. This blog outlines how addressing the food environment is part of a local whole systems approach to obesity.
The latest edition of Health Matters, PHE's professional resource, focuses on a taking a whole systems approach to addressing obesity using PHE's newly published guide. This blog provides a summary of the full edition's content.
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.