Public Health England publishes air pollution evidence review

Public Health England has published a review of evidence on how to improve air quality in the United Kingdom. The review informs local and national government on actions to improve outdoor air quality and health.

UK CMO advice on young people’s screen time

The UK Chief Medical Officers have published advice for parents and carers on young people’s screen time and their mental health and psychosocial wellbeing.

Governing bodies given help to keep developing an active nation

Ten national governing bodies (NGBs) have been given more support to help people keep or develop their sporting habit. More than £16 million of funding from Sport England will be spent on the ten sports over the next two years.

NHS Long Term Plan

The NHS Long Term Plan has been released with a renewed focus on prevention to stop an estimated 85,000 premature deaths each year. The plan sets out new commitments for action that the NHS itself will take to improve prevention.

England’s Chief Medical Officer’s annual report 2018: better health within reach

Professor Dame Sally Davies' tenth report as Chief Medical Officer considers what the state of the public’s health in England in 2040 could look like. The report concludes that there are reasons to be optimistic but that greater effort to improve the health environment is required – it should be easier to take the healthy option.

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