The Royal Society for Public Health is an independent, multi-disciplinary organisation, dedicated to the promotion and protection of collective human health and wellbeing.
Through advocacy, mediation, empowerment, knowledge and practice we advise on policy development, provide education and training services, encourage scientific research, disseminate information and certify products,training centres and processes.
The RSPH is an independent charity formed in October 2008 with the merger of the Royal Society of Health (RSH) and the Royal Institute of Public Health (RIPH).
We are a membership organisation and have over 6,000 members. Membership
of the RSPH is open to anyone working in the area of public health. It is a widely recognised mark of commitment to public health and brings real professional benefits.
Almost 100,000 people take our qualifications
each year in subjects such as food hygiene, health and safety and health improvements. We also run conferences
in food safety [RSPH offer a wide range of course and qualifications in food safety]
, water, infection control and occupational medicine.
We run an accreditation
service for health and safety related products and we also manage the second largest food packaging certification
scheme in the UK.
Who we are
President: Lord Hunt of King's Heath
Chief Executive: Professor Richard Parish
Vice Presidents: Baroness Cumberlege and Baroness Massey of Darwen
Chair: Dr Fiona Sim
Council: RSPH is governed by a Council of elected, independent representatives.