Annual Epidemiological Spotlight on HIV in the West Midlands: 2017 data – Public Health England

HIV remains an important public health problem in the West Midlands. This report covers: diagnoses people living with diagnosed and undiagnosed HIV implications for prevention HIV risk reduction messages

Improving the public’s health: Local government delivers – Local Government Association

Local Government Association report that finds: Data from Public Health England’s spend and outcome tool (SPOT) demonstrates that a number of key health outcomes have improved since responsibility for public health transferred to local authorities, despite the spend in several

Trends In Life Expectancy In EU And Other OECD Countries: Why are improvements slowing? – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

This paper reports on trends in life expectancy in the 28 EU countries and some other high-income OECD countries, and examines potential explanations for the slowdown in improvements in recent years. The slowdown in improvements in life expectancy since 2011

National dental epidemiology programme: Oral health survey of 5-year-old children 2018 to 2019: National protocol – Public Health England

This document describes the methods fieldworkers should use to collect oral health information for the survey of 5 year olds in the academic year 2018 to 2019.

State Of The North East 2018: Public Mental Health And Wellbeing – Public Health England

A snapshot of mental health and wellbeing in the 12 local authorities in the north-east of England, the report: provides data and evidence relating to mental health and wellbeing with a public health focus explains risk and protective factors contributing

Annual Epidemiological Spotlight on HIV in Yorkshire and Humber: 2017 data- Public Health England

Report presenting annual epidemiological data for HIV in Yorkshire and Humber.  It details: trends in new diagnoses of HIV prevalence of diagnosed HIV across the PHE centre risk groups public health implications advice for stakeholders recommendations for the public

State of Child Health England: Two Years On – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Report that congratulates the Government on its commitment to child health, commending them on bold pledges in areas such as obesity, mental health and the integration of children’s health services. The scorecard, which describes progress against a series of recommendations

International comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood – Nuffield Trust and Association for Young People’s Health

Report that finds young people in the UK are making healthier life choices for themselves than before, but are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other

Annual epidemiological spotlight on HIV in London: 2017 data – Public Health England

HIV remains an important public health problem in London with high and increasing rates of HIV and evidence of sustained HIV transmission in men who have sex with men (MSM).  This report presents annual epidemiological data for HIV in London.

Syphilis epidemiology in London 2017: data update – Public Health England

Men who have sex with men (MSM) in London are disproportionately affected by syphilis and this is getting worse. The report includes: context of syphilis infection data sources syphilis burden in London burden by local authority

Guidance on investigating cases, clusters and outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease: For Public Health England health protection teams – Public Health England

The guidance brings together information on Legionnaires’ disease from Public Health England and other organisations to: set out roles and responsibilities for public health investigation and enforcement highlight specific considerations for investigation of potential sources of infection in healthcare, travel

Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer, 2018: Health 2040: Better Health Within Reach – Department of Health and Social Care

Chief Medical Officers annual report, this year the focus is on discussing: health as the nation’s primary asset the health environment we live in and build together using emerging technologies to improve health for everyone effective planning for the future

Global high consequence infectious disease events: Monthly update: November 2018 – Public Health England

Detailed update on known HCID events around the world for November 2018. HCIDs are characterised by acute infectious illness, ability to spread person-to-person, high case-fatality rate, difficulty in rapid recognition and detection, lack of effective treatments and the need for co-ordination at the national

Infectious disease surveillance and monitoring for animal and human health: summary November 2018 – Public Health England

The Public Health England (PHE) emerging infections and zoonoses section uses an integrated horizon scanning approach which combines information on both human and animal health, to identify and assess outbreaks and incidents of new and emerging infectious diseases, reported nationally

Deaths in Police Custody: Progress Update – HM Government

On 30 October 2017, Dame Elish Angiolini’s report of the independent review of deaths and serious incidents in police custody was published, alongside the government’s substantive response. As part of its response, the government commissioned the ministerial council on deaths

Results of the 2016 PHE intercomparison of passive radon detectors – Public Health England

Evaluation of the results of international intercomparisons of passive radon detectors carried out in 2016. Radon is the largest and most variable contributor of radiation dose to the general population and this report (PHE–CRCE-042) considers the results for the intercomparison carried

Review and update of occupancy factors for UK homes – Public Health England

Occupancy factors are an important element in assessing the exposure from indoor radon in UK homes.  This document details: methods used in the review time spent at home by different population groups a discussion of the results Six population groups were

A review of recent trends in mortality in England – Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) was commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to review trends in life expectancy and mortality in England. This report summarises the findings from the commission and suggests further work that could be