• Blog
  • 11 September 2020

Guest Blog: Florence Nightingale’s Home, Sweet Home?

Paul Crawford, Professor of Health Humanities at the School of Health Sciences at Nottingham University and RSPH Fellow, looks back on the impact that Florence Nightingale had on public health and what we can learn from her during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Blog
  • 05 August 2020

Guest Blog: The Impact of Climate Change on Public Health

Alex Ellicott is a Public Health researcher with Health Action Campaign. She became interested in the influence of the man-made environment on health while working as a Trainee Safety Consultant, gaining insight into environmental health protection within the nuclear, oil and gas industry. This has led to her current research, on the wider influence of climate change on public health. Here, she outlines the significant effects climate change could have on UK public health.

  • Blog
  • 04 August 2020

Guest Blog: The YGAM Parent Hub website launch

Amanda Atkinson, Head of Parental Engagement at the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), outlines their new Parent Hub and why it is a vital resource.

  • Blog
  • 07 July 2020

Guest Blog: New Public Health resource hub for Allied Health Professionals

Linda Hindle is the Deputy Chief Allied Health Professional Officer, working for Public Health England as Lead AHP and Public Health Engagement Lead for the Emergency Services. She introduces the Allied Health Professions hub and explains how the hub's resources aim to support the 14 AHPs in their work to improve the public's health.

  • Blog
  • 25 June 2020

Guest Blog: Financial insecurity, health and COVID-19: time to address the issue

Nelly Araujo, Development Manager at RSPH and Professor Mark Gamsu, Professor at Leeds Beckett University, discuss the financial insecurity programme and how it hopes to address the often over-looked health issues that financial insecurity causes

  • Blog
  • 19 June 2020

Guest Blog: Young people’s experience of food in the Covid-19 pandemic

Jessica Tunks and Ruby Basra, RSPH Young Health Champions and part of the Feed Britain Better Coalition, explain what Government and business could do differently in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic to make healthy food as affordable and accessible as possible.

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  • 17 June 2020

Guest Blog: The 14-day Quarantine, Public Health and International Development

Steve Penfold, Senior Health Advisor working with an international development agency in Jordan, makes the case for public health specialists, who work internationally, to be exempt from the UK's 14-day travel quarantine.

  • Blog
  • 11 June 2020

Keep calm and carry on safely in public parks and gardens

Dr Niloofar Shoari, Research Associate in the School of Public Health at Imperial College London, outlines whether public parks in England and Wales facilitate social distancing.

  • Blog
  • 08 June 2020

Guest Blog: Women and Gambling Harms

Catherine Sweet from National gambling support charity GamCare, shares why they’re focusing on women and gambling harms.

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  • 05 June 2020

Guest Blog: Using Eggs Safely

Professor Lisa Ackerley, Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner, explains how to use eggs safely and what consumers and catering professionals need to be aware of when cooking eggs.