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

Children’s And Young People’s Experiences Of Loneliness: 2018 – Office for National Statistics

Analysis of children’s and young people’s views, experiences and suggestions to overcome loneliness, using in-depth interviews, the Community Life Survey 2016 to 2017 and Good Childhood Index Survey, 2018.

National Measurement of Loneliness: 2018 – Office for National Statistics

This compendium provides comprehensive information on the loneliness measurement landscape, the recommended national indicators of loneliness and the question testing underpinning its recommendations.

Disease risk considerations supporting the definition of Avian Influenza Higher Risk Areas in England, Scotland and Wales – Public Health England

Defining an approach to determining higher risk areas for introduction of avian influenza virus into poultry or captive birds due to contact with infected wild birds to comply with Commission Decision (EU) 2018/1136 of 10 August 2018.

Progress towards ending the HIV epidemic in the UK: 2018 summary, key messages and recommendations – Public Health England

Epidemiological reports based on PHE data on HIV testing, diagnosis and care in the UK this document provides the 2018 summary, key messages and recommendations. Additional Items

Annual epidemiological spotlight on HIV in the North East: 2017 data – Public Health England

Report presenting annual epidemiological data for HIV in north-east England. HIV remains an important public health problem in the North East. The focus should continue on increasing testing and improving HIV treatment, and testing all newly diagnosed patients for recent