Earlier this month the Government announced £100 million of new funding to help support people in achieving a healthier weight. Find out what the funding will be used for and how PHE is supporting local authorities and service providers.
Health and Wellbeing
Posts about the work of the Health and Wellbeing directorate
Since the disappearance and murder of Sarah Everard on the 3rd March, women around the world have been sharing their stories of catcalling, harassment and assault. To successfully prevent violence against women in the future it is essential to tackle the root causes of violence, which includes challenging societal and cultural norms that can lead to violence.
Many smokers believe that smoking helps to relieve stress, anxiety and low mood, when in fact the opposite is true. This year, for the first time, the national No Smoking Day campaign will focus on the significant benefits of quitting for mental health and wellbeing.
This blog sets out a range of resources from Public Health England that present the latest data on the patterns and trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the adult population.
The National Diet and Nutrition Survey gives us a snapshot of the state of the nation’s diet. Find out what the latest report says about our eating habits.
Reflecting on this World Mental Health Day's theme of ‘mental health for all’, this blog highlights some of the important work that PHE has been leading to advance good population mental health.
Find out how local authorities and service providers across the country are demonstrating how support for weight management and wellbeing services has continued throughout the pandemic.
PHE has developed a new routine COVID-19 mental health and wellbeing surveillance report, which provides a close to real time picture of our nation's mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic.
Staying alert for Eid Al-Adha this month will help to protect friends and family from coronavirus (COVID-19). Read about the important actions you can take are to maintain social distancing during festivities.
The current COVID-19 pandemic will amplify the health risks from heat. Equally, in the context of the pandemic, we will need to take actions differently to prevent heat related harm to health. Find out more about PHE's heatwave plans for 2020.