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21 July 2016

Public Health England advice on Vitamin D

New advice from PHE recommended that everyone should have 10mcg of vitamin D per day to protect bone and joint health.

18 August 2016

Childhood obesity: a plan for action

The government released a national strategy to tackle childhood obesity – the first chapter came out in 2016.

1 September 2016

Public health post-2013 inquiry

A Health and Social Care Select Committee report described the impact of real term budget cuts to public health departments.

29 October 2016

Autumn budget 2018

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

Grenfell Tower fire and Hackitt Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

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

Towards a smoke-free generation: a tobacco control plan for England

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

2017 UK Air Quality Plan

Following a High Court intervention, the government published plans to tackle air pollution.

30 August 2017

The Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health Programme

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

London Health and Social Care Devolution

Key stakeholders in health and care in London signed a Memorandum of Understanding, intended to transform health and care delivery.