||<p>Public Health England (PHE) was commissioned by the Department in 2018 to review
trends in life expectancy and mortality in England. PHE’s review was released on 11
December 2018 and is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/recent-trends-in-mortality-in-england-review-and-data-packs"
</p><p>The review summarises the findings from the commission and suggests further
work that could be undertaken, by PHE or others. It provides a review of official
data to advance understanding of the trends in life expectancy and mortality in England,
as well as more detail on specific population groups and specific causes of death,
including insight into possible explanations for the trends observed.</p>