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Boys to be offered HPV vaccine for first time

Boys aged 12 and 13 will be offered the free HPV vaccine from September for the first time.

Baby food industry needs to tidy up its act, says PHE

Public Health England highlights inconsistencies between national infant feeding advice and some babyfoods.

Get to grips with public health issues

A series of new e-learning tools to boost health professionals’ knowledge in dealing with some of the big issues in public health has been rolled out

Opioid drugs to carry addiction warnings, says Hancock

All opioid medicines dispensed in the UK will need to have prominent addiction warnings to help protect people from the “darker side of painkillers”

PHE taken to task for pharmacist vaccination snub

Public Health England has been urged to acknowledge the “vital role” pharmacists play in immunisation programme after omitting to mention the profession

Perspective: Better contraception access

In today’s world the pill should be a Pharmacy medicine, as community pharmacists can safely and conveniently prescribe, supply and monitor

Scenario: Vitamin D supplements

Customer Nusrat Begum is talking to pharmacist Parveen about how the vitamin D supplement she is taking doesn’t seem to be working...

Pharmacy's sexual health potential untapped, says PHE

Community pharmacies can do a lot to address sexual health issues like STIs and HIV says Public Health England

Ambitions set out to improve A-B-C detection

The A-B-C conditions can be detected through routine checks across community and healthcare settings

Pharmacy feels the squeeze at LTP meeting

A meeting of the All Party Pharmacy Group saw health bodies and politicians assembled in close quarters

Hancock sets 2030 target for zero HIV transmission

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has committed to ending the transmission of HIV in England by 2030

DHSC moves onto war footing for 'no-deal' Brexit

The new national Operational Response Centre (ORC) includes NHS England and Public Health England

Call for pharmacies to take part in Help Us, Help You campaign

It will promote the advice and clinical services on offer in community pharmacy to help people with minor ailments

New strategy for measles and rubella prevention

PHE says immunity levels within some age groups are well below the levels needed to prevent measles from spreadin

Flu now circulating in the community

Most sufferers have a flu strain that is “well matched” to this year’s vaccine, PHE reports

Report: Could the end of smoking be in sight?

The Government is aiming for a smoke-free generation – and there are plenty of promising therapeutic options under evaluation

London pharmacist leads AMR awareness initiative

A London pharmacist is using social media to raise awareness of the need to fight antibiotics resistance

New HIV diagnoses down 17 per cent in 2017

Annual HIV data shows new diagnoses of HIV have fallen for the second year in a row, decreasing by 17 per cent from 5,280 in 2016 to 4,363 in 2017 – the lowest level since 2000

NICE touch – but will NHS England listen?

Will the recent NICE guidance, which focuses on how community pharmacies can help maintain and improve people’s physical and mental health, also focus the minds of NHS England and Public Health England? Mike Holden from Pharmacy Complete hopes so

PHE: One smoker stubs out the habit every 80 seconds

As it launched the 2018 Stoptober campaign, the health body said that in 2017, almost 400,000 people in England successfully stopped smoking – the equivalent of 1,069 each day, or one every 81 seconds

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