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.
The human costs of smoking, drinking too much alcohol and an unhealthy diet are widely known, with consequences ranging from heart disease and type 2 diabetes through to many types of cancer.
The workplace wellbeing agenda is growing in importance as more and more people make the connection between the health and the wealth of our country.
Evidence shows that prevention and early intervention don’t simply tackle the human cost of ill health, they also represent good value for money, reduce demand on public services and support economic growth.
Over the past year, there has been increasing media coverage about alprazolam (typically referred to by the brand name Xanax), highlighting what is being seen as a rise in the number of young people using it.
Welcome to the latest edition of PHE’s Health Matters, a resource for local authorities, commissioners and healthcare professionals, which for this edition focuses on Health Economics and making the most of your budget.
This blog is part of Disease Detectives, a series which showcases PHE science. How body piercings and unsafe aftercare led to a national outbreak of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa. Everyday people in the UK choose to have body piercings and hopefully most …
This summer has been one of the hottest summers since records began. As many of us revel in the hot summer sunshine, others are at risk of getting sunstroke and heatstroke – so why, exactly, can we be at risk in …