The latest edition of Health Matters, PHE's professional resource, focuses on taking a life course approach to the prevention of ill health and explores the evidence base for this approach. This blog provides a summary of the full edition's content.
Every 30 minutes someone dies from bowel cancer, making it the UK’s second biggest cancer killer. This blog looks at seven ways to reduce the risk of contracting it.
In this blog, we walk through the facts about the top diseases that affected or killed many people in the Victorian era and at other points in history.
Find out about a ground-breaking trial of an innovative, specialist form of employment support designed to help people move from substance misuse treatment into employment.
This blog looks at what we have learned from the prevalence estimations on crack and opiate use, along with the findings from a PHE and Home Office investigation.
Rates of TB in England are continuing to decline, but this isn't happening in all groups. This blog looks at what 'under-served populations' means and how we are engaging with them to tackle TB.
The Public Health System Group has worked together to set out the first ever high-level, system-wide commitment in England to high quality public health functions. ‘Quality in public health: A shared responsibility’ provides everyone who works in, runs, commissions or makes decisions about public health services with a framework that brings together key information, which we explain more in this blog.
Read the latest edition of Health Matters to find out why NHS providers should be implementing the new screening and brief advice for tobacco and alcohol use in inpatient settings CQUIN.
PHE's Health Economics Evidence Resource was produced to help local areas access the evidence they need to make evidence-based investment decisions. It has now been updated with over 100 interventions added and to include evidence from some of the latest health economics sources.