21 July 2016
New advice from PHE recommended that everyone should have 10mcg of vitamin D per day to protect bone and joint health.
18 August 2016
The government released a national strategy to tackle childhood obesity – the first chapter came out in 2016.
1 September 2016
A Health and Social Care Select Committee report described the impact of real term budget cuts to public health departments.
29 October 2016
Phillip Hammond announced a short-term social care funding boost, the end to private finance initiatives (PFI) and confirmed a new financial settlement for the NHS.
14 June 2017
Following a fatal fire at the Grenfell Tower block of flats in London, the government published a review into the safety of high-rise residential buildings.
18 July 2017
The government set out plans to reduce smoking rates: as the plan required, PHE published its first annual evidence review on e-cigarettes in 2018.
26 July 2017
Following a High Court intervention, the government published plans to tackle air pollution.
30 August 2017
PHE released a concordat and supportive resources, aiming to mobilise action to prevent mental health problems and promote good mental health locally and nationally.
16 November 2017
Key stakeholders in health and care in London signed a Memorandum of Understanding, intended to transform health and care delivery.
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