Public Health England News

Public Health England News

Latest media releases from Public Health England

Press release: Local authorities should offer NHS Health Check to all eligible

PHE’s Chief Executive Duncan Selbie has asked all local authorities to offer the NHS Health Check to all eligible people.
1 week 6 days ago

News story: PHE launches opioid treatment quality improvement programme

PHE will work with drug treatment providers and service users to develop tools to improve the quality of substitution treatment.
2 weeks 1 day ago

News story: Public Health England urges vigilance about spotting signs of scarlet fever

Public Health England (PHE) is advising parents to be aware of the signs and symptoms of scarlet fever following a substantial increase in reported cases across England in 2017 to 2018.
2 weeks 1 day ago

Press release: PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review

A new Public Health England (PHE) e-cigarette evidence review, undertaken by leading independent tobacco experts, provides an update on PHE’s 2015 review.
2 weeks 2 days ago

Press release: New figures show larger proportion of strokes in the middle aged

The Act FAST campaign has re-launched urging people to call 999 if they notice even one of the signs of a stroke in themselves, or in others.
3 weeks 6 hours ago