With long working hours and lengthy commutes, workplace health is an important issue for London’s employees and businesses. PHE London’s most recent Employee Health and Wellbeing report outlines some of the major issues in more detail and we explain them in this blog.
Health and Wellbeing
Posts about the work of the Health and Wellbeing directorate
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.
Public Health England and Drinkaware have launched a new campaign ‘Drink Free Days’ to help people cut down on the amount of alcohol they are regularly drinking.
Public Health England’s All Our Health (AOH) framework is a call to action to all health and care professionals to embed prevention within their day to day practice. Here are four suggestions for how all health and care professionals can do this.
What is FH and why is it important? Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is a common genetic condition that causes high levels of cholesterol in the blood, resulting in an increased risk of heart disease at an early age.
Many people come and go through hospitals on a daily basis, whether as a member of staff, a patient or visiting loved ones. We have seen through PHE’s Smokefree NHS campaign that many Trusts have shown great leadership in recognising …
Tackling obesity is everyone’s business – there is no single individual, group or organisation that can do this alone.
Every parent wants the best for their children; for their life chances, their health and most of all their happiness.
Campaign launches are a good way to get us all talking and thinking about our wellbeing, so it was great to see PHE’s One You campaign – and its Active 10 app - hitting the headlines earlier this month. The …
Being active is essential for good health and it’s often said that “if physical activity were a drug, we’d talk about it as a miracle cure.” To mark the launch of the latest stage of the One You Active10 campaign, …