Public Health Evidence Briefing 08-03-21

Key research, analysis, policy and news from the last few days for those interested in public health are summarised for you in this briefing.

Highlights for this week include:

  1. Vaccines reduce severe COVID-19 in older adults
  2. Adult weight management: short conversations with patients
  3. New Covid-19 Variant Under Investigation (VUI) designated in the UK
  4. Smoking prevalence in adults: current smokers aged over 18 years by wellbeing group and region
  5. £100 million for new specialised support to help those living with obesity to lose weight
  6. £79 million to boost mental health support for children and young people
  7. Call for evidence to improve health and wellbeing of women in England
  8. RSPH: Toolkit to increase community spirit beyond the pandemic
  9. COVID-19 and Obesity: The 2021 Atlas
  10. Race disparity unit: second quarterly report on progress to address covid-19 health inequalities
  11. A window of opportunity for public health: the reconfiguration of public health
  12. What next for the UK’s COVID-19 vaccination programme?
  13. How transport offers a route to better health
  14. Review of Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Health Care Settings in the UK

and so much more …

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