Duncan Selbie's Friday message: 21 November 2014

Weekly message from the Chief Executive of Public Health England.

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This week PHE with partners across local and national government, the NHS, voluntary sector and academia have published Tackling high blood pressure: from evidence into action, setting out the steps to improve the prevention, early detection and management of high blood pressure.

This week Hertfordshire County Council won the Personnel Today National Award for Health at Work. This award recognises organisations that can demonstrate how employee health, fitness or wellbeing initiatives are making a positive impact on performance.

And finally, Tuesday was European Antibiotic Awareness Day which highlights the threat to the public’s health of antibiotic resistance and promotes prudent antibiotic use.

Published 21 November 2014