This report presents data on travel-associated Campylobacter infections in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 2014 data is presented by geographical region, age, sex and country of travel.
This report presents data on travel-associated Shigella spp. infection in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 2014 by geographical region, age, sex and country of travel.
This letter from Public Health England’s Virus Reference Department is for health professionals whose patients require a course of post-exposure rabies vaccination with rabies immunoglobulin (RIG) SRC16187. The letter also provides critical information on the correct administration of RIG, and
This report describes the evaluation of the practical performance of the Fujifilm AMULET Innovality digital mammography system. It includes information about: practical aspects of screening results of quality control tests radiographers’ views on using the system clinical assessment of images
Infographic from NHS Employers that highlights the importance of physical activity for the NHS workforce. It sets out how much exercise we should do, the benefits of exercise, as well as some of the ways that NHS Trusts support their
Briefing that explores how the NHS currently tackles cyberbulling through examining results of a study conducted by the charity All Rise Say No To Cyber Abuse. As the use of online communication tools continues to increase it is important that
House of Commons Library briefing paper that analyses recent policy and debate on the integration of NHS-provided healthcare and local authority-provided social care. As health and social care are both devolved policy areas, this briefing focuses on integration in England.
This February edition contains: pre-natal pertussis coverage new publications including the hepatitis B resources vaccine supply information reporting vaccine adverse events
Latest available estimates of the prevalence of depression and other common mental disorders at the global and regional level, together with data concerning the consequences of these disorders in terms of lost health. This report provides reliable, up-to-date estimates of
Report that highlights the costs associated with sepsis in the UK. Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by infection from numerous potential sources. In more severe forms it results in hospital admission and the most severe forms require treatment
Report by Eurocare (The European Alcohol Policy Alliance) that compiles existing data on alcohol policies across Europe and present them in an easy and accessible format. These policy briefs do not aim to provide an evaluation of alcohol policies.
As with so much of public health, the move into local government offers fresh opportunities. By integrating health visiting with other services, such as children’s centres, early help, safeguarding and public health teams, we can provide better support to children
The scale of the non-communicable disease challenge the world faces is staggering. Tackling the NCD crisis will require a significant shift in the way we live and work. This can only be achieved through an ‘all-of-society’ approach, systematically combining the
There are rising numbers of disabled children with complex needs and/or lifelimiting conditions, who, with their families, are likely to need support from health, education and social care continuously or at times throughout their life. This report aims explore what
This guide describes actions that can be taken to ensure that best practice is applied in the development of Specialty and associate specialist (SAS) doctors and dentists, and how different groups can work together to ensure best practice is consistently
This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives. It highlights important issues that may
Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) annual report for the calendar year 2016. The report provides a summary of the work of SACN and its working groups and subgroup, along with details of members’ declarations of interest and their biographies.
This report sets out PHE’s equality objectives for 2017 to 2020. It explains how PHE developed a new set of equality objectives and summarises the process for external and internal engagement.
Carers Trust report that gives an insight into the experiences of older carers and highlights the need for greater support for these unpaid carers. Some of the key issues that are highlighted include the health of older carers and the use
This report takes a U.S. focused view on how community health services are likely to develop as hospitals redefine themselves to keep pace with the changing health care landscape. It examines how community health has the potential to become the