Tag Archives: Public Health England

Government refuses an inquiry, but is closing down PHE

When COVID-19 emerged and then led to thousands of deaths in the UK compared to far fewer in many other nations, understandably some people began to call for a public inquiry and the Government claimed that it was not appropriate … Continue reading

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health visitors are not optional

A month ago the government launched a review into the role of health visiting for families with very young children. The current legislation which requires mandatory health checks to be carried out for all families comes to an end in … Continue reading

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sugar coated ignorance part 2

I wrote yesterday and on Tuesday about the Governments apparent failure to read its own report on sugar related matters (Public Health England’s “Sugar reduction: the evidence for action”) and their unwillingness to impose a sugar tax on unhealthy food. One vital … Continue reading

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sugar coated ignorance

The campaign by Jamie Oliver to persuade the Government to impose a sugar tax in the light of the long delayed report by Public Health England, “Sugar reduction: the evidence for action” coincides with a campaign here in Brighton & Hove to reduce … Continue reading

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