All Our Health: getting serious about prevention
An online framework has been developed to help health professionals maximise their impact on avoidable illness, health protection, and promotion of wellbeing and resilience, says Public Health England’s Jamie Waterall
It is estimated that about two thirds of premature deaths could be prevented by addressing public health issues such as poor diet, being overweight, smoking and high blood pressure.
The NHS Five Year Forward View and Public Health England’s From Evidence into Action call for a much greater focus on prevention. The burden of preventable disease negatively impacts on many people’s lives and threatens the sustainability of England’s health and social care services. If the public were more involved...
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