People living in the most deprived areas can expect to spend nearly 20 fewer years in good health compared with those in the least deprived areas. This fact is avoidable, unjust and summarises the scale of health inequality in England …
Social action, including volunteering, fundraising and campaigning, creates a double benefit for those who take part and the communities they are helping.
With more people than ever being diagnosed with cancer, there is a need to understand the current population of those living with and beyond cancer.
Public Health England has been working closely with the Joint Work and Health Unit in developing ‘Improving Lives: The Future of Work, Health and Disability’, which sets out the Government’s plan to get disabled people back into work.
Obesity is one of the biggest health problems facing our country. Levels of childhood obesity in England are amongst the highest in the developed world, with almost one in four children being overweight or obese before they start school.
On World Diabetes Day, we reflect on some successful work to transform some of the food and drink we buy and consume as the programme gains further momentum.
Worklessness is a key priority for PHE. Evidence suggests that having a job is one of the most effective ways to stay healthy.
PHE has published our annual alcohol and drug treatment statistics for 2016-17. These are based on data collected by the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) from alcohol and drug services across England.
This Mouth Cancer Action Month, we look at the ways dental health teams can help their patients to reduce their mouth cancer risk.
There is a well-established and complex link between drugs, alcohol and crime, and in the recent years there has been a particular emphasis on the links between drug misuse and offending.