12th January 2018
Short weekly update from the CEO of Public Health England (PHE), including:
- PHE has activated the ‘Catch it. Bin it. Kill it’ campaign to spread the message that the transfer of flu can be mitigated by simple actions, such as catching our coughs and sneezes in tissues and washing our hands
- Fast Track Cities Initiative, which brings together all those already working to tackle HIV across the capital
- launch of the Department for Energy, Food and Rural Affairs’ 25 Year Environment Plan, which outlines steps for a cleaner, greener Britain – PHE has worked closely with DEFRA on the plan
- NHS Smokefree Pledge, developed by the Smokefree Action Coalition, was launched in Parliament- which publically commits NHS hospitals and mental health services to become truly smokefree by 2019.