Future heatwaves threaten the health of 12 million people in the UK, a new report by the Climate Coalition has warned.
The Health Secretary has announced that, from 1 September, people on low incomes who need to self-isolate and are unable to work from home in areas with high incidences of Covid-19 will benefit from a new payment scheme.
Applications are now open for a share of a £3.3 million fund to support community projects in England aimed at tackling obesity, reducing smoking and improving learning among mothers and young babies.
Public Health England (PHE) is set to be replaced with a new body that will focus mainly on dealing with pandemics, new reports suggest.
World’s first home antibody test published on Thursday by Imperial College London suggests that 6 per cent of the population in England – around 3.4 million people – have been infected with Covid-19.
The Government has announced a wide range of different rules and regulations to try and encourage the UK to lose weight. These include new labelling systems for food, restrictions on junk food adverts, ending unhealthy food promotion in shops and encouraging social prescribing.
The Prime Minister is expected to make an announcement next week outlining new measures to curb obesity. Of the measures, a ban on Junk food advertising before the watershed is widely expected.
For the first time since 1900, life expectancy has failed to increase in the UK in a decade, for the poorest 10 per cent of women, it has declined. This is according to a new report published by the Institute of Health Equity.
Different time zones but the same emphasis on improvement methods. Juliette Price, Solutions Architect for Helgerson Solutions, discusses working across sectors to address the social determinants of health in the US and UK at the Public Policy Projects Annual Conference 2019.
Population health management requires systematic change. Achieving this requires rethinking the entire narrative.
While awareness of the issue is far too low, indoor air pollution poses a deadly threat to our health and wellbeing.