PHE’s Chief Executive Duncan Selbie reflects on an eventful 2018 and looks to the year ahead in his final Friday message of the year.
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.
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.
Find out how PHE is working towards increasing physical activity in every level of society.
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.
In November 2017, supermarket loyalty cards were used to trace the source of a large E Coli outbreak affecting mainly men in England. Find out how in this blog from our Disease Detectives series.