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Health Matters - The importance of creating sustainable stop smoking services

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Local stop smoking services were established in England in 1999 as part of the Government’s commitment to help smokers to quit. These services have been phenomenally successful and to date have helped over 4 million people to successfully quit for …

Health Matters – a new resource for professionals

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Welcome to PHE’s Health Matters, a new resource for public health professionals, which brings together important facts, figures and evidence of effective (and cost-effective) interventions to tackle major public health problems. In creating Health Matters, we’ve been inspired and helped …

Tackling the epidemic of non-communicable diseases

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Health and wellbeing boards up and down the country are leading local efforts to reduce premature mortality, helping people and communities move towards better health and reducing demand on hard-pressed local authority and health resources. Tackling the epidemic of chronic …