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Public Health England (PHE)

Health protection agency.

Their mission is to protect and improve the nation’s health and to address inequalities through working with national and local government, the NHS, industry and the voluntary and community sector.

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Public Health England (PHE) Blog Posts

Coronavirus Deaths UK Tracker
22-Apr-2020 Tracking UK COVID-19 deaths to see when the peak is passed

Air pollution - a significant killer
07-May-2015

People at Public Health England (PHE)

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Healthcare Epidemiologist Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at Public Health England

Health Professional

Public health physician and Deputy Chief Medical Officer.

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National Lead for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Associate Deputy Chief Nurse at Public Health England.

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British epidemiologist and public health expert.

Company Representative

Emeritus Medical Director at Public Health England.

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PHE chief nutritionist.

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Deputy director, Public Health England's National Infection Service

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Head of Flu Surveillance at Public Health England.

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Director of Screening at Public Health England

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Professor in Laser and Optical Radiation Safety at Loughborough University.

Public Health England (PHE) News

Despite nutrient reformulation targets, most companies sell unhealthy foods

Nuffield Department of Population Health - 04-Aug-2021

Food firms in UK failed to meet targets for reducing calories, sugar and salt in their products

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A 12-week Better Health campaign to help you lose weight and stay active

BBC - 26-Jul-2021

Free support and guidance to shed those excess kilos gained during lockdown

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Just 70 grams of red or processed meat increases risk of heart disease, diabetes

Guardian - 03-Mar-2021

But increased risk mainly due to higher weight - less significant when BMI accounted for

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Previous Covid-19 infection may be protective for 5 months

BBC - 14-Jan-2021

Some might get re-infected & transmit the virus - should stay at home

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Study finds patients with good vitamin D levels half as likely to die of coronavirus

Independent - 26-Sep-2020

Definitely no harm in taking normal levels of vitamin D supplements - and could save your life

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Doctors to prescribe cycling to prevent obesity related hospital admissions hitting 1 million

BBC - 26-Jul-2020

It's more effective than any drug so why not prescribe it?

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Public Health England: Best to take vitamin D during COVID-19 lockdown

BBC - 23-Apr-2020

Advices on improving health should be considered especially in times of pandemic

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No need to get panicked and buy hand sanitisers

Guardian - 29-Feb-2020

They're more effective against coronavirus than norovirus - but must be at least 60% alcohol

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UK toughens up precautionary measures against the new coronavirus

BBC - 22-Jan-2020

Symptoms quite similar to that of seasonal flu, takes 5 days to appear once infected

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Life expectancy reduces by nearly 3 years

BBC - 02-Dec-2019

The goal to live more than 100 years seems to be slowly drifting away

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Generation X notorious for drug poisoning and suicide

BBC - 13-Aug-2019

Stigma may be a reason for their reluctance to seek help

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How do you die from the flu?

Patient - 15-Jan-2019

It's not just a bad cold - it killed 15,000 people in the UK last year

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Screening for bowel cancer only after 60 years is not good enough!

BBC - 10-Aug-2018

Will be able to catch bowel cancer 10 years earlier than now

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Five times more fast food outlets in poor areas

BBC - 29-Jun-2018

Fast food is tastier and cheaper than healthy food, which makes it appealing for people with low income

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New LED streetlights can cause lots of health issues

Independent - 03-Apr-2018

Safety first! Good health is more important than cutting down costs

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Poor children now overweight, not underweight

Telegraph - 20-Mar-2018

Poor children in Britain are now fatter than wealthy youngsters. Total reversal in weight of the...

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10-20 % antibiotics may be prescribed inappropriately

NHS - 27-Feb-2018

Most inappropriate prescriptions for sore throat, cough, sinusitis and ear infections. The more ...

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What is 'Aussie' flu and should we be worried?

BBC - 08-Jan-2018

Aussie flu or H3N2 is an influenza A virus that appears to cause more severe infections in young ...

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One in 10 men aged 50 'have the heart of a 60-year-old'

NHS - 04-Sep-2017

Since 2015 Public Health England (PHE) are encouraging people to take a simple three-minute onlin...

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Middle-aged told to walk faster

BBC - 24-Aug-2017

Public Health England urge people between 40-60 to start regular brisk walks. 10 minutes a day ...

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