How local Global Burden of Disease data can help shift the focus for the NHS

Most of us want to live in good health for as long as possible; but while people are generally living longer, outcomes still vary hugely across the country as disturbing inequalities persist. PHE has been centrally involved in a new analysis of the Global Burden of Disease study, published today in The Lancet, which we explain the significance of in this blog.

Duncan Selbie's Friday message - 12 October 2018

This week PHE CEO Duncan Selbie's Friday message includes information on Every Mind Matters, our new mental health campaign being piloted in the East and West Midlands. It also includes an update on our work on calorie reduction and a look ahead at ISPAH, the annual conference of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health, being held in London next week.

Behavioural and social sciences in public health: The first strategy of its kind

PHE’s Behavioural Insights team has led the collaborative development of a behavioural and social sciences strategy - the first of its kind. This blog covers how the strategy will better enable the public health system to maximise the contribution of behavioural and social sciences to improving and protecting the public's health and wellbeing.