Each year, on 12 May, I take great pride in celebrating and showing my appreciation for nursing colleagues working across the health and care system on International Nurses Day. This date marks the birth date of Florence Nightingale in 1820. …
Professor Jamie Waterall is the Deputy Chief Nurse at the Office for Health Improvement & Disparities.
Professor Jamie Waterall, Deputy Chief Nurse at PHE, celebrates the critical contribution that the nursing profession has played in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and considers their important leadership role in global efforts to build back better and fairer following the pandemic.
2020 is the WHO Year of the Nurse and Midwife. Read this blog about how PHE has been working with Health Education England's e-Learning for Healthcare team to develop a series of resources for health and care professions, as part of the All Our Health programme.
This blog outlines several promising areas of work and initiatives led by members of the Cardiovascular Disease System Leadership Forum that have been addressing the national 10-year CVD prevention ambitions since their launch in February 2019.
Find out more about Public Health England's series of new e-learning sessions to boost health professionals’ knowledge and skills dealing with some of the biggest issues in public health.
Statins are vital in the UK effort to save many thousands of preventable deaths every year caused by cardiovascular disease. With extensive research confirming that statin treatment is very effective, safe and affordable, it is important that the myths and inaccuracies around them are dispelled. Read this blog to find out what you need to know about statins.
The latest edition of Health Matters, PHE’s professional resource, focuses on the new ambitions developed by the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention System Leadership Forum (CVDPSLF) that sets to improve the detection and management of atrial fibrillation (AF), high blood pressure and …
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the largest causes of preventable death, ill health and health inequalities in England. Find out how a greater focus on prevention could reduce up to 80% of CVD cases.
Campaign launches are a good way to get us all talking and thinking about our wellbeing, so it was great to see PHE’s One You campaign – and its Active 10 app - hitting the headlines earlier this month. The …
Today is ‘What matters to you day’, a celebration which sees health professionals encourage and support each other to have better conversations with the people we care for. It’s all about turning the focus from a mindset of “what’s the …
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