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Immunisation in 2013

Public Health England will bring together the functions of a range of current bodies. Each edition of our monthly bulletin focuses on one of these bodies or functions. Immunisation in 2013 The UK’s immunisation programme, which is shaped by advice … Read more → – Immunisation in 2013

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Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

A pandemic from a novel influenza virus is an ongoing risk for the UK and it is important that we remain as well prepared as possible to respond to any future influenza pandemic. Pandemic flu and the need for an … Read more → – Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

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Spotlight on Regional Public Health Teams

Overview Set up in 2003, the nine Regional Public Health Teams have had a long and successful history of providing regional leadership for public health priorities while remaining flexible and responsive to change. Led by regional directors of public health … Read more → – Spotlight on Regional Public Health Teams

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Spotlight on… – The Department of Health’s social marketing team

Public Health England brings together the functions of a range of current bodies. Between them, they currently employ some 4,500 staff in locations across the country and carry out roles as diverse as tracking the health of the public to … Read more → – Spotlight on… – The Department of Health’s social marketing team

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Spotlight on…Quality assurance reference centres

At present there are three population based cancer screening programmes; for breast, cervical and bowel cancer.  All three cancer screening programmes require rigorous quality assurance if they are to maximise reductions in cancer mortality and cause minimal harms. Breast cancer … Read more → – Spotlight on…Quality assurance reference centres

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