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Anxiety and depression linked to increased cancer death risk

"Depression linked to higher chance of dying from cancer," The Independent reports. Analysis of English and Scottish data found a link between mental distress and cancer mortality, which remained even after other factors such as smoking were tak ...

News story: Hot weather health warnings: 2018

With a Met Office forecast for a spell of warmer weather for the coming days Public Health England (PHE) is urging people to think now how they’ll handle summer heat this year. The latest forecast from the Met Office suggests that this weekend there could ...

Annual Vaccine Preventable Diseases Report for Northern Ireland 2018

Fri, 25/05/2018 ...

National Public Health Emergency Team held their 18th meeting today

The National Public Health Emergency Team on Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) held their 18th meeting on Thursday 24th May 2018. Items discussed at the meeting included an update from the HSE Implementation Team. The latest figures from th ...

'Tough decisions' must be made to secure NHS future, says College

"It's good to see such a frank report, written by reputable researchers, making it clear that for the NHS to remain sustainable it needs considerably more investment – and that politicians urgently need to make some tough decisions about where t ...

Transparency data: PHE spend over £25,000: March 2018

Details of Public Health England transactions over £25,000 in March 2018. ...

Transparency data: PHE spend over £25,000: February 2018

Details of Public Health England transactions over £25,000 in February 2018. ...

Transparency data: PHE spend over £25,000: January 2018

Details of Public Health England transactions over £25,000 in January 2018. ...

Transparency data: PHE government procurement card spend over £500: March 2018

These files show all purchases on Public Health England (PHE) held government procurement cards (GPC) over £500 in March 2018. ...

Transparency data: PHE government procurement card spend over £500: February 2018

These files show all purchases on Public Health England (PHE) held government procurement cards (GPC) over £500 in February 2018. ...

Transparency data: PHE government procurement card spend over £500: January 2018

These files show all purchases on Public Health England held government procurement cards (GPC) over £500 in January 2018. ...

Transparency data: PHE government procurement card spend over £500: December 2017

These files show all purchases on Public Health England held government procurement cards (GPC) over £500 in December 2017. ...

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GPs utilising innovative schemes to ensure more patients get an appointment, says College

"GPs up and down the country are fighting fires, delivering care to patients with urgent health needs- but this often means patients whose problems aren't necessarily urgent are having to wait longer and longer. Our concern is that a problem mig ...

PHA helps celebrate ‘I Am Research’

Published date:  Thu, 24/05/2018 Directorate:  HSC Research and Development Each year the HSC R&D Division of the Public Health Agency, along with Health and Social Care (HSC) partners, celebrates the ‘I Am Research’ campaign to mark International Clin ...

PHA promotes Take 5 steps to wellbeing in local council areas

Published date:  Thu, 24/05/2018 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement The Public Health Agency (PHA) has hosted an event to promote good emotional health and wellbeing amongst the residents in the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council an ...

Case study: Driving clinical engagement in diabetes prevention in Luton

Summary Luton’s GP practices responded extremely positively to the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) with impressive engagement and high rates of referral from every practice. More than 3,000 adults with non-diabetic hyperglycaemia, representing ...

Guidance: Health matters: preventing Type 2 diabetes

This professional resource outlines how to optimise the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) in order to identify those at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and offer support that will help them reduce their risk of developing the disease. Downloa ...

Minister Harris signs order to regulate professions of Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Minister Harris has signed regulations to designate counsellor and psychotherapist as professions to be regulated under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005. Minister Harris said, “the regulation of these professions will ensure greater prote ...

Minister Daly launches mid-term review of National Dementia Strategy

The Minister with Special Responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly, TD has launched the mid-term review of the National Dementia Strategy ahead of a meeting of the Strategy’s Monitoring Group at the Ashling Hotel, Dublin today. Minister ...

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