PHE investigating a novel strain of COVID-19

The strain was identified due to Public Health England’s (PHE) proactive and enhanced monitoring following the increase in cases seen in Kent and London. The variant has been named ‘VUI – 202012/01’ (the first Variant Under Investigation in December 2020). As of 13 December, 1,108 cases with this variant have been identified, predominantly in the …
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Cold weather alert issued by PHE

Latest Friday 4 December 2020 With a risk of severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow across parts of the country, Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging people to stay warm and look out for those most at-risk. The Met Office has announced that there is a high chance that the North East of …
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PHE data release register – GOV.UK

Published 27 February 2019 Last updated 1 December 2020 + show all updates 1 December 2020 Added update: April 2017 to September 2020. 13 March 2020 Added April 2017 to January 2020 data update. 23 October 2019 Updated the PHE data release register. 22 May 2019 Updated the PHE data release register. 27 February 2019 First …
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Vitamin D supplementation during winter: PHE and NICE statement

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PHE publishes COVID-19 vaccine guidance for health and social care workers

There is a new chapter in Immunisation against infectious disease, also known as the Green Book, a vital guide for public health professionals administering vaccines in the UK. The new coronavirus (COVID-19) chapter includes: guidance on the storage, dosing and schedule of the vaccines provisional priority groups recommended by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and …
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PHE data and analysis tools

This resource is in development and will be added to over time, so let us know if you do not find the information you need or if you would like to give feedback. About this resource What it does Public Health England (PHE) provides many high quality data and analysis tools and resources for public …
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PHE Healthy Places – GOV.UK

This guidance provides an overview of the work completed by the Healthy Places team from 2013 to date. Work within Healthy Places focuses on: providing system leadership and high level management with other government departments and national stakeholder organisations creating a strong network of partners supporting the development and access to evidence base for PHE …
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