Vaping presents much lower risks to health than smoking tobacco
Non-prescription advice pads rolled out to support Keep Antibiotics Working campaign
The World Immunisation Week campaign urges nurses to help patients understand the value of vaccination
Complementing support from healthcare professionals and breastfeeding specialists, Start4Life – Public Health England’s direct-to-public service for early years – has launched a new 24/7 Breastfeeding Friend available as a skill on the Amazon Alexa voice service
With the uptake rate of cervical cancer screening at a 20-year low, nurses need to help women understand the importance of screening and its crucial role in preventing death from cervical cancer, says Public Health England chief nurse Viv Bennett
Nurses have a vital role to play in promoting the latest healthy lifestyles campaign, which stresses that just ten minutes of brisk walking a day can help ward off conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, says chief nurse for Public Health England Viv Bennett.
Nurses can play vital roles in tackling high blood pressure, a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and stroke, says Public Health England chief nurse Viv Bennett.
To develop a culture of health, we have to increase our focus on prevention, and support people and communities to create conditions for better outcomes, says Viv Bennett.
Viv Bennett on giving children the best start in life
Nurses have a vital role in improving and protecting the health of the population, and one area where we have opportunity and responsibility is in antimicrobial resistance.
One of our pivotal challenges in public health is tackling health inequalities.
The Five Year Forward View for health services in England calls for gaps in health and wellbeing to be closed. It spells out the need for a radical upgrade in prevention and public health.