Since mid-September, headlines around the world have warned about an outbreak of serious lung disease across the US, said to be associated with vaping. Read this blog to find out about PHE's advice on e-cigarettes and vaping.
This is the latest in a series of blogs summarising what we learn each time we update the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF). The latest update includes 8 indicators, some of which we explain in this blog.
Place-Based Approaches for Reducing Health Inequalities is a new set of resources that aims to reinforce a common understanding of the complex causes of costs of health inequalities, and provide a practical framework and tools for places to reduce health inequalities. Read this blog to find out more.
The World Health Organisation estimate that a staggering 325 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis B and C, leading to 1.4 million deaths a year. This blogs looks at tackling inequalities in hepatitis C testing and treatment.
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.
The Government’s Green Paper, Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s, marks the official launch of PHE’s Predictive Prevention Programme, delivered in partnership with NHSX. In this blog Professor John Newton, PHE’s Director of Health Improvement, explains the programme.
The Government has published a Prevention Green Paper setting out how it plans to embed the principle ‘prevention is better than cure’ across wider society. PHE’s Chief Executive Duncan Selbie discusses what this could mean for the public’s health.
In partnership with Cancer Research UK, PHE has published new data showing the secondary care diagnostic intervals for cancer patients in England diagnosed in 2014-2015. This blog outlines 7 things the data has taught us.