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HIV transmission rate continues to fall

UK on the way to reaching goal of eliminating HIV transmission by 2030.

Resources on the way for 'Help Us Help You' campaign

The Help Us Help You winter campaign returns and distribution of campaign materials has begun.

PHE launches Stoptober 2019

It’s time to split up with smoking, according to PHE, as preparation for 2019 Stoptober campaign gets underway.

Flu vaccine for under-65s to be delayed, says NHS

Community pharmacies may be affected by delayed supplies of one of the recommended flu vaccines.

PHE: One smoker stubs out the habit every 80 seconds

As it launched the 2018 Stoptober campaign, the health body said that in 2017, almost 400,000 people in England successfully stopped smoking – the equivalent of 1,069 each day, or one every 81 seconds

Vaping not risk-free, study suggests

A new study suggests that vaping may not be as safe as some have thought – but Public Health England has warned that the news should not deter any smokers from switching to e-cigarettes

Adult smoking falls to 14.9%

Smoking prevalence in England has fallen to 14.9 per cent, compared to 15.5 per cent last year, according to A new study from PHE and PNS

All well for HLP registration until March 2019

The level 2 Healthy Living Pharmacy Framework is being updated by HLP Task Group of the Pharmacy and Public Health Forum with a view to finalising it by March 2019

Sugary drink tax comes into force

Health commentators have said the long-awaited ‘sugar tax’ will help the UK tackle obesity rates and improve the nation’s oral health

Provide e-cigarettes on prescription, PHE urges

The PHE review of e-cigarette use has found that the smoking substitute poses “a small fraction” of the health risks associated with smoking

Flu still circulating but showing signs of stabilising, PHE says

New figures reveal that GP consultations have stabilised, hospitalisations have fallen by 7% and that intensive care admissions have fallen by 26%

PHE launches review into prescription drug addiction

Public Health England is to undertake a year-long review into the growing problem of addiction to prescription medications such as opioid painkillers

Brine joins NHS execs in supporting Smokefree Pledge

Pharmacy minister Steve Brine has joined NHS England and Public Health England chief executives in endorsing the NHS Smokefree Pledge

Taking control of snacking

Helping parents take control of their children’s snacking is the focus of Public Health England's latest Change4Life campaign and the first promoting healthier snacks.

Targeting smokers this new year

A new TV advert highlighting the dangers of tar in cigarettes and urging smokers to make a quit attempt with help from Smokefree has been released by PHE.

We must protect antibiotics efficacy, campaign urges

The government will not “allow modern medicine to grind to a halt,” pharmacy minister Steve Brine said as PHE launched its ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign

PSNC in talks around flu jabs for care home staff

PSNC has said it is in talks with NHS England around amending the community pharmacy flu vaccination service to include care home workers

Health body drive to reach more with flu jab

Public health bodies have teamed up to launch a raft of measures aimed at boosting flu jab uptake – including addressing uptake issues among healthcare staff

PHE calls for STPs to work together on heart health

Public Health England has called for coordination of services such as in-pharmacy testing to help improve detection and management of CVD

Support SMEs to improve work health, says PHE

Small employers stand to benefit from support in improving workforce health, Public Health England said as it launched a new advice initiative

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