Public Health England News

Public Health England News

Latest media releases from Public Health England

Press release: Public urged to report Oak Processionary Moth caterpillar sightings

People in London and the South East of England urged to report sightings of Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) caterpillars.
5 days 2 hours ago

News story: PHE spotlights nurses and midwives' roles in global public health

A conference led by Public Health England highlights the vital contributions made by nurses and midwives to improving health and wellbeing worldwide.
1 week 1 day ago

News story: Parents encouraged to be aware of scarlet fever symptoms

Scarlet fever is a seasonal bacterial illness that is common at this time of year, mainly affects children, and is easily treated with antibiotics.
1 week 5 days ago

Press release: Grant announced to help improve the health of rough sleepers

PHE is awarding Department of Health and Social Care funding of £1.9 million to councils to test ways to improve rough sleepers' access to health services.
1 week 5 days ago