Public Health England News

Public Health England News

Latest media releases from Public Health England

Press release: Latest NCMP data show obesity in reception children rises again

New figures from PHE's National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) show obesity rise for second year in a row in reception year children in 2016 to 2017.
12 hours 19 min ago

News story: Norovirus: all you need to know to prepare

As winter approaches, Public Health England (PHE) issues advice on how to avoid getting norovirus and what to do if you become unwell.
18 hours 55 min ago

News story: Increase in cases of Legionnaire’s disease in Palmanova, Mallorca

Recent rise recorded in number of cases of Legionnaire’s disease in people who have travelled to Palmanova, in Mallorca, Spain.
1 day 12 hours ago

Press release: PHE urges those at highest risk of flu to get vaccinated

'Stay Well This Winter' campaign launches to urge people who are most vulnerable to flu to get their free vaccination.
1 week 18 hours ago

News story: New return on investment tool on musculoskeletal conditions

Health commissioners can create a localised value for money assessment of 7 approaches to prevent common musculoskeletal conditions.
1 week 1 day ago