This report details an analysis of Local Authority prosecutions identified or reported to theEHP for the calendar year 2013. The focus of this report is on the financial penalties awarded as a result of Local Authority prosecutions.
A new collaborative study, from Public Health England (PHE) and parenting club, Bounty, found infants have little contact with adolescents and spend more time with their mothers than anyone else, providing valuable information on the best strategies to protect this age group from infections.
A study by Public Health England (PHE) has found that use of interactive lesson plans significantly improved pupils’ knowledge of bugs and why hand hygiene is important in a farm setting with 80 per cent of children correctly answering questions after the intervention.
A new report published by Public Health England (PHE) shows that swimming in the River Thames can carry a risk of gastrointestinal illness.
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) can confirm that findings of an investigation into an outbreak of Cryptosporidium infection that affected around 300 people in England and Scotland in May 2012 showed strong evidence of an association with eating pre-cut bagged salad products which are likely to have been labelled as ‘ready-to-eat’.
The NHS Leicester City/Leicester City Council Trust Tobacco Control Coordination Group commissioned a report on the current research in Shisha Smoking. An executive summary is provided below and the full report is attached.