Public Health England

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Boys to receive HPV jab from September

Boys to receive HPV jab from September

Boys aged 12 and 13 will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer, the government has announced.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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Women hit out at 'unnerving' cervical screening campaign

Women hit out at 'unnerving' cervical screening campaign

A Public Health England campaign featuring a texting cervix has been branded "unnerving" by women online.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Loose Women's Christine Lampard backs cervical cancer campaign

Loose Women's Christine Lampard backs cervical cancer campaign

Loose Women's Christine Lampard backs cervical cancer campaign

The government has launched its first cervical screening campaign in the hope of reversing a 20-year low in women going for smear tests.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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Nutritionist on sugar consumption: 'A child is having a tooth out every 10 minutes in England'

Nutritionist on sugar: 'A child is having a tooth out every 10 minutes'

Nutritionist Amanda Ursell has claimed the amount of sugar children are consuming is leading to children in England having a tooth out "every 10 minutes".

Monday, December 17, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018

‘Lack of self-control’ contributes to type-2 diabetes amputations, says doctor

People's lack of 'self-control’ contributes to type-2 diabetes amputations, says doctor

Lack of 'self-control’ contributes to type-2 diabetes amputations, says doctor

Dr Laurence Gerlis has said that people having no “self-control” and the availability of food contribute to type-2 diabetes, after latest figures show 169 amputations are happening every week due to diabetes.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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Health campaigners call for ban on freakshakes

Health campaigners call for ban on freakshakes

One freakshake contained 39 teaspoons of sugar which is more than four cans of Coke.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

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British traveller dies from rabies after being bitten by a cat in Morocco

British traveller dies from rabies after cat bite in Morocco

A Briton who died after being bitten by a rabid cat while abroad in Morocco "did not receive the vaccine until it was too late", it has emerged.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

'We can't always blame parents for children being overweight', says British Obesity Society

Obesity campaigner blames Margaret Thatcher changes for Britain's crisis

Obesity campaigner blames Margaret Thatcher changes for Britain's crisis

Paul Evans from the British Obesity Society says we must improve education on diet

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Four in 10 cases of bloodstream E. coli infections cannot now be treated with first-choice antibiotics

Antibiotics overuse creating drug-resistant superbugs

Antibiotic resistant infections killing thousands per year

Patients should rest rather than take antibiotics, say health officials.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

Nurse faces suspension for concealing Pauline Cafferkey's temperature at Heathrow Airport in 2014

Nurse faces suspension for concealing temperature to avoid ebola scare

Nurse faces suspension for concealing temperature to avoid ebola scare

Misconduct charges against Donna Wood were proven after a panel found she'd put a lower temperature down on Cafferkey's screening form after she arrived back from West Africa

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Breast cancer in black women is diagnosed later than white women, according to figures

Breast cancer diagnosed later in black women than white women, according to new figures

Breast cancer diagnosed later in black women than white women, new figures

Figures have suggested that black women are more likely to suffer a late diagnosis than white women, according to analysis from Cancer Research UK and Public Health England

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca closes nine branches over suspected norovirus outbreak

Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca closes nine branches over suspected norovirus outbreak

Wahaca closes nine branches over suspected norovirus outbreak

Public Health England launched an investigation after 205 staff and 160 members of the public fell ill

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Fags, booze and burgers cost NHS £11 billion

Fags, booze and burgers 'could kill the NHS'

Fags, booze and burgers 'could kill the NHS'

Public Health England is warning that the NHS will become unaffordable unless illnesses related to poor diet, smoking and drinking are tackled

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

The Scottish nurse had been accused of concealing her temperature upon her return from Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey facing disciplinary hearing over alleged misconduct

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey facing disciplinary hearing for 'hiding symptoms'

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey facing disciplinary hearing for 'hiding symptoms'

The Scottish medical worker was infected with the deadly virus while working in Sierra Leone in 2014 and is accused of hiding her condition from medical staff