PHE bulletin: 3 February 2016

Harmful drinking, Zika virus and travel, new PHE and DH antibiotic resistance video, and changes to population screening programes highlighted.


PHE bulletin: 3 February 2016

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The main stories are:

  • Health Matters – harmful drinking and alcohol dependence
  • Zika virus: travel advice for pregnant women
  • Rubella screening in pregnancy to end in England
  • PHE and Chief Medical Officer produce video on antibiotic resistance
  • Smoking-related lung disease blights over 1 million lives in England
  • NHS Health Check evaluation published
  • Regional hypertension profiles published
  • Screening recommendations including new bowel cancer screening test
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm programme screens one millionth man
Published 3 February 2016