Most COVID-19 restrictions have now been lifted. However, the pandemic is far from over, and it is crucial that we move forward with caution to protect ourselves, each other and especially the most vulnerable in our society.
We have published the first UK-wide report on children, teenage and young adult cancers in almost a decade. The report combines data on cancer incidence, survival and mortality from cancer registries in the four UK countries and this blog looks at 5 of the key points.
The SIREN study looks for answers to the most important questions about reinfection and COVID-19. Find out how PHE has led the national effort to develop the science that help decision-makers control the disease.
Many smokers believe that smoking helps to relieve stress, anxiety and low mood, when in fact the opposite is true. This year, for the first time, the national No Smoking Day campaign will focus on the significant benefits of quitting for mental health and wellbeing.
Last month, a team from the World Health Organization (WHO) returned home from a trip to Wuhan to uncover the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. Professor John Watson was part of the team and in this blog he gives his account of what the trip was like and what they uncovered.
This blog sets out a range of resources from Public Health England that present the latest data on the patterns and trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the adult population.
The evidence across the country shows that the lockdown has been successful in reducing rates of infection. In the North West, however, there are still some areas with rates coming down slower than others. In this blog we outline what needs to be done to further drive down rates.
The COVID-19 vaccination programme is continuing to be rolled out at pace, but it's important we continue to reduce our risk of transmitting or catching the virus. This blog explains why this is so important.
As all school children prepare to return to the classroom from the 8 March, read our blog on what we know about school safety.
Since the beginning of the vaccination programme, Public Health England (PHE) has been monitoring the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in the real world and has now published its first analysis of the impact of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.
This blog revisits the national CVD ambitions and sets out why, two years on from their publication, work across the health care and public health system which strives to achieve these goals remains vital.