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Reducing the burden of disease

Posts relating to PHE Priority 2: Reducing the burden of disease

LGB&T health – celebrating with pride

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This week London celebrates Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Pride, and across the country we’ll see Pride marches and celebrations that bring together LGB&T communities, their friends, families and allies. Pride marches are often a contentious subject and there are …

How does UK diabetes care compare to other European countries?

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We are fortunate to have a number of data sources that allow us to track changes in the care and outcomes for people with diabetes and identify local variation across England. These include the National Diabetes Audit which provides an …

Improving the health of vulnerable families

Improving the health of our most vulnerable families is one of the most complex, but potentially rewarding challenges we face.  However, it cannot be tackled in isolation.  It requires services to be joined up around the family, intervening at an …