Alcoholic liver disease has risen sharply in the last year. Our report on alcohol consumption and harm during the COVID-19 pandemic shows an unprecedented increase in alcoholic liver disease deaths. In 2020, 5,608 alcoholic liver deaths were recorded in England, …
Dame Carol Black published her report last week on part two of her independent review of drugs, focusing on drug prevention, treatment and recovery. Here at PHE we are pleased to have supported Dame Carol’s review and welcome its powerful findings.
In 2018 Public Health England (PHE) asked the public about their experiences with reproductive health issues and over 7,500 women and people with female reproductive needs responded. Many told us of their desire for reproductive health problems to be normalised, …
The modernised Healthy Child Programme will help ensure every child can thrive and achieve - we want all children to be ready to learn at 2, ready for school at 5 and ready for life when they reach adulthood. Find out more about the new resources in this blog.
There are an estimated 589,000 people who are dependent on alcohol in England and about a quarter of them are likely to be receiving mental health medication. This blog looks at alcohol dependence and mental health in detail.
Public Health England's Director of Health Improvement shares a personal view on the challenge of tackling obesity, how to make it easier for everyone to make healthy choices, and how the UK can respond to improve health.
This blog, published to coincide with PHE’s latest independent e-cigarette evidence report, looks at some of the most common misconceptions around e-cigarettes and provides the facts.
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.
Since mid-September, headlines around the world have warned about an outbreak of serious lung disease across the US, said to be associated with vaping. Read this blog to find out about PHE's advice on e-cigarettes and vaping.
In partnership with Cancer Research UK, PHE has published new data showing the secondary care diagnostic intervals for cancer patients in England diagnosed in 2014-2015. This blog outlines 7 things the data has taught us.