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Public Health England 49m
E-cigarettes have helped thousands of people in the UK successfully quit smoking. Yet 44% smokers either wrongly believe vaping is as harmful as smoking or don’t know that vaping poses much lower risks to health.
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Public Health England 3h
We've worked with to develop new antibiotic prescribing guidelines for community-acquired and hospital-acquired pneumonia. The consultation on these is open until 11 March - give your comments here:
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Public Health England 20h
: Sugary soft drinks remain one of the main sources of sugar – more than ice cream and puddings combined. You can find loads of simple tips and easy drink swaps to help cut down on sugar on our website here:
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Ministry of Justice 22h
Offenders with problems are vulnerable. That’s why we’re increasing court community treatment programmes to give the support they need to stop reoffending - outside of prison. Learn more: | | |
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Faculty of Public Health Feb 18
Funded by , this study from seeks to gather views on the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework to determine its utility and impact on the workforce. Give your views before Friday 22 February ➡️
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RSPH 24h
Professor Gillian Leng writes here about their new impact report, showing how NICE's guidance has contributed to improvements in
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Public Health England 22h
The association between health and work is cyclical. A healthy workforce has synergistic benefits for workplaces, productivity and the economy. Learn more in :
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DWP Feb 18
Is it time to take stock of your money, work and health? A gives you free advice with pension planning, work options and how to stay healthy
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Public Health England Feb 18
How body piercings and unsafe aftercare led to a national outbreak of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa:
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Public Health England Feb 18
How’s your work, wealth and wellbeing? Take stock with a mid-life MOT and make sure you get the retirement you want:
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Public Health England Feb 18
Have you seen our new edition of that was launched at last week? It covers the new national ambitions that have been set for the detection and management of high risk CVD conditions. Read the full edition:
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Public Health England Feb 15
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Antibiotic Guardian Awards! If you are working to drive down antibiotic prescribing at work or in the community, we want to hear from you!
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Public Health England Feb 15
Hi Jim, an edit has been made to end of the paragraph beneath the bullet points. It now says '...the ambitions seek to build on the vital work being carried out by local authorities to deliver the check, which has reached millions of people.'
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Public Health England Feb 15
Hi Jim, the change to our release has been made now. Many thanks.
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Public Health England Feb 15
Fantastic to see tailoring the ESCAPE-Pain programme helping to reduce inequalities for non-English speakers - congratulations!
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LGAcomms Feb 15
"Central government got loads to learn from – it is a natural area to look for new innovation and new ideas. Often, the best spending of tax payers money happens locally"
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Public Health England Feb 15
We have published a proposal for changes to the Public Health Outcomes Framework indicators for 2019-2022. We would like feedback from users on this proposal to ensure the changes are helpful and appropriate. Have your say on them here:
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Public Health England Feb 15
Preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) requires a reduction in the gap in avoidable CVD mortality and morbidity between the most and least deprived. Read about this in our new edition of :
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NHS England Feb 15
The new edition of was launched at yesterday. It covers the new national ambitions that have been set for the detection & management of high risk CVD conditions
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Public Health England Feb 15
Replying to @jimmcmanusph
Absolutely right to point out our oversight . We are amending our release. The work done by LA colleagues to provide 7 million Health Checks is a great achievement. These new ambitions will build upon the vital work already done.
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