Public Health England

Public Health England has been established to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and to reduce inequalities. It will take up its full powers on 1 April 2013.

PHE has much to learn from Scotland’s work on addressing inequalities

Duncan Selbie: our aim is to understand what people most want of us and provide it. On Monday the CMO, Professor Dame Sally Davies, published volume two of her annual report focusing on infectious diseases and particularly the threats of … Read more → – PHE has much to learn from Scotland’s work on addressing inequalities

Mixed picture from UK Global Burden of Disease analysis

Duncan Selbie says Lancet analysis of UK Global Burden of Disease data is of ‘seminal importance’. Tuesday saw the publication in the Lancet of a special analysis of the UK data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. This was … Read more → – Mixed picture from UK Global Burden of Disease analysis

Global Burden of Disease study shows mixed picture for UK health

Life expectancy in the UK has improved over the last 20 years, but levels of ill health have not and the UK is now below average compared with 18 other countries on many important indicators. These data are revealed by … Read more → – Global Burden of Disease study shows mixed picture for UK health

Appointment of six Centre Directors

Duncan Selbie announces appointments to six Centre Director posts, and commits PHE to working to improve the health outcomes of the homeless. I am very pleased to say that we have made appointments to six of our eight vacant Centre … Read more → – Appointment of six Centre Directors

Further Centre Directors appointed for Public Health England

Six more Centre Directors have now been appointed for Public Health England, Chief Executive Duncan Selbie has announced. Read the PHE centre director biographies