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Official feed of Public Health England (PHE) providing regular news updates on the work of the organisation.
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Public Health England 2h
Our latest has calls to action for local government, the health service and healthcare professionals to improve air quality, one of which is promoting active travel and providing the infrastructure for it. Read more here:
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Public Health England 4h
Alongside , we've today launched a national drive to trace hepatitis C patients and offer them new treatments that, in most cases, cure the illness. Find out more:
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Prof Jamie Waterall RN 5h
We have recorded a for those people interested in finding out more about our new CVD Prevention Return on Investment Tool. Listen now at
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Public Health England 6h
We're going Live on Facebook with next week, chatting about antibiotic resistance and the steps we can all take to tackle drug resistant bugs. Click on the link and say you're interested to join us:
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There is clear evidence that people with a low income are affected by air pollution in a number of different ways. The latest covers the air pollution health inequalities experienced by vulnerable groups:
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Public Health England 19h
It’s , which means there’s no better time to get tested and know your status. Testing for HIV is quicker and easier than ever. Find out if you’re due a test:
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Public Health England 22h
NEW BLOG -- Predictive prevention and the drive for precision public health:
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NHS England Nov 20
Local government is playing a vital role in transforming health and care across England. Discover how local councils are working with partners to provide more joined-up care and services
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Public Health England 24h
Today is - a chance for local authorities to celebrate what they do. Apt then that our CEO, Duncan Selbie, recently blogged for about how we're synchronising efforts to place prevention at the heart of national & local government and NHS:
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Public Health England Nov 20
We've published new survey results, which show the public’s perception of obesity, and our programmes that have challenged the food industry to reduce sugar and calories by 20% in everyday foods. Read more:
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Public Health England Nov 20
Replying to @PHE_uk
Our survey found around nine in 10 people support the government working with the food industry to make food healthier, with helping the NHS one of the main reasons for this support. Find out more:
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Public Health England Nov 20
Replying to @PHE_uk
“This is a very powerful message from the public. They’re asking for the food industry to step up and move faster.”
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Public Health England Nov 20
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Continuing, Duncan said: “This is not nanny state. The people are asking for this.”
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Public Health England Nov 20
Our CEO, Duncan Selbie, is on stage at discussing the PHE commissioner survey that found overwhelming public support for reducing sugar and calories in foods. Find out more:
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Public Health England Nov 20
A survey has found around 9 in 10 people support the government working with the food industry to make food healthier. Read more here:
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Public Health England Nov 20
Hi Leigh, thanks for your tweet. Survey participants could select several answers as having responsibility, it wasn't a binary choice. Hope that helps to explain.
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Public Health England Nov 20
Food industry warned to act on obesity `pandemic´ via . Our CEO, Duncan Selbie is speaking about this later on today. Follow to see more.
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Public Health England Nov 20
Obesity continues to place a significant burden on the health system. The NHS spends £6.1 billion each year on treating overweight and diabetes related ill health. In England, just over a quarter of adults (26.2%) were obese in 2016. Find out more:
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Radio 5 Live on BBC Sounds Nov 20
We're in Sunderland to host the UK's biggest conversation on sex and relationships - . Hosting a discussion about sexual health, relationships, society and the future of sex. Here's what thinks we should be talking more about...  👉
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Public Health England Nov 19
Our blog discusses why we are working on calorie reduction as part of our work to tackle obesity. Follow this link to find out what the numbers say about calorie consumption, eating while out and about, and what we're is doing to make a difference:
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