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.

Transparency and openness will underpin PHE’s approach

Duncan Selbie says that World TB Day on Sunday is a great opportunity for raising awareness. I am glad to say that the Secretary of State has given the green light to begin work on implementing the commitment to bring non-medical … Read more → – Transparency and openness will underpin PHE’s approach

People Transition Policy for Public Health England: additional FAQs

Read the additional PHE People Transition Policy FAQs (March 2013) This series of frequently asked questions has been developed to support module 2 of the Public Health England People Transition Policy. Module 1 of the People Transition Policy was published … Read more → – People Transition Policy for Public Health England: additional FAQs

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