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April issue of Public Health

April issue of Public Health

Issue out now. Editor's choice paper: 'Getting food policy on the Mayoral table: a comparison of two election cycles in New York and London'.

April issue of Public Health
Join the Youth Health Movement

Join the Youth Health Movement

A growing network facilitating peer education and mentoring about lifestyle related risks to health to effect real and lasting change in the wider community.

Join the Youth Health Movement
Health on the high street

Health on the high street

Business makes an important contribution to vibrant and healthy high streets, however there are some business practices which may negatively impact on the public’s health.

Health on the high street
In good health: public health teams in local authorities year 2

In good health: public health teams in local authorities year 2

Download our latest report: a snapshot of the public health workforce nearly two years after the move to local authorities.

In good health: public health teams in local authorities year 2
Introducing the hidden public health workforce

Introducing the hidden public health workforce

Find out why we believe that by supporting and uncovering the excellent work of the wider workforce we can improve health and wellbeing across the nation

Introducing the hidden public health workforce
‘Improve and Protect’, a collaboration with ITN Productions

‘Improve and Protect’, a collaboration with ITN Productions

A programme exploring some of the nation’s major public health challenges and opportunities- launch interview with Shirley Cramer and Natasha Kaplinsky available now

‘Improve and Protect’, a collaboration with ITN Productions

Latest news

  • Mixed messages surrounding diet and exercise risk confusing the public

    23 April 2015

    Mixed messages surrounding diet and exercise risk confusing the public

    Claims that physical activity has little impact on weight loss may jeopardise many years of public health messages which have focused on promoting the importance of exercise on physical and mental health says Royal Society for Public Health.

  • Support for Which?'s calls for clearer calorie information to be available to consumers

    17 April 2015

    Support for Which?'s calls for clearer calorie information to be available to consumers

    The UK is facing an obesity epidemic and Which?’s concerns that the public may be making choices they assume to be healthy, but are actually significantly contributing to their waistlines, echo our recent campaigns.

  • RSPH supports call to halt negotiations on TTIP trade deal

    02 April 2015

    RSPH supports call to halt negotiations on TTIP trade deal

    We fully endorse the plea made by the Faculty of Public Health, backed by the European Public Health Association, and join them in calling for the UK government to reject the negotiating mandate in light of the EU’s continued participation in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations.

  • RSPH publishes league table of “unhealthiest high streets”

    26 March 2015

    RSPH publishes league table of “unhealthiest high streets”

    Our league table ranks 70 of the UK’s major towns and cities based on the proportion of businesses found in their main retail area that either support or harm the public’s health. Towns and cities in North and Midlands were found to be more likely to have higher concentrations of businesses which may harm the public’s health.