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Single dose of COVID vaccine can cut transmissions in half

April 28, 2021
Research and Development COVID-19, Public Health England, Vaccine

A Public Health England (PHE) study into the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines has found that a single dose of either …


Public Health England set to be replaced by a new agency to specifically deal with pandemics

August 17, 2020
Sales and Marketing COVID, Public Health England, pandemic, phe

Public Health England is set to be replaced with a new agency to prepare the country to deal with future …


UK tests 14 people for Chinese coronavirus

January 24, 2020
Medical Communications Chinese Coronavirus, NHS, Public Health England, Viral outbreaks, Viral pnemonia, coronavirus, epidemic

14 people in the UK have been tested for the Chinese coronavirus, according to Public Health England (PHE). In Scotland, …

Cases of measles nearly quadruple since last year in UK

November 13, 2018
Manufacturing and Production MMR, Public Health England, UK, health, measles

Public Health England is urging the public to ensure that they have received two doses of the MMR vaccine after …


UK health improving but challenges of an ageing population remain, says PHE report

September 11, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing NHS, Public Health England, UK, pharma

A new report from Public Health England (PHE) has illuminated the primary health concerns in UK society today, revealing the …

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Cancers diagnosed earlier in England, but cases rise

September 16, 2015
Cancer, Jeremy Hunt, Public Health England, cancer diagnosis, public health

The proportion of cancers diagnosed by GPs under the ‘two-week wait’ referral pathway rose, and late diagnoses fell, after the …


NICE targets tight blood sugar control in new diabetes guidelines

August 27, 2015
NICE, NICE guidelines, Public Health England, Type 1 diabetes, diabetes

NICE has urged healthcare professionals to target tighter blood sugar control, in a suite of recommendation in updated guidelines on …

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Public Health England and Imperial Innovations boost UK life sciences sector

July 14, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Imperial Innovations, Public Health England, R&D, investment, life sciences, spin-puts

The Government has signed-off on the transfer of Public Health England’s drug development and production arm into a state-owned biopharma …

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Flu vaccine ineffective against this season’s strain

February 6, 2015
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing A(H3N2, Public Health England, UK, Vaccine, WHO, flu, phe

This season’s flu vaccine has provided little protection against the main strain circulating in the UK according to a new …


UK health report flags weight and dementia risks

March 28, 2014
Sales and Marketing Dame Sally Davies, Public Health England, dementia, obesity

A new Department of Health report suggests that being overweight is now the norm in England – and that deafness …


Acting chair of Public Health England appointed

July 26, 2012
Sales and Marketing David Heymann, Public Health England

David Heymann has been appointed as the acting chair of Public Health England. Dr Heymann, currently chairman of the Health …

New public health body to ‘nudge’ people on healthy living

December 1, 2010
NHS reforms, Public Health England, alcohol, obesity, public health, smoking

Plans for a new organiation to oversee public health in England have been unveiled, which will ‘nudge’rather than nag people …

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