• Blog
  • 25 November 2021

Blog: Do You Work in Public Health or Behaviour Change? Do you know about Sensory Integration? 

Richard Shircore M.Sc. FRSPH, Director of the Burnham Health Promotion Trust with his own Health Promotion Consultancy, explains the importance of Sensory Integration as a public health determinant.

  • Blog
  • 23 November 2021

MECC for Mental Health: Lead Trainer spotlight

Lead Trainer, Alicia Clare, tells us about the value of MECC for Mental Health and the future for the programme in Greater Manchester

  • Blog
  • 19 November 2021

Blog: Levelling up men's health: it's time for a strategy

Martin Tod, Chief Executive of Men’s Health Forum, and Peter Baker, Director of Global Action on Men’s Health, outline the need for a strategy to improve men's health outcomes.

  • Blog
  • 19 November 2021

Blog: World Toilet Day 2021

Dr Rosalind Stanwell Smith, Honorary Associate Professor at the Centre for History in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Honorary Fellow of RSPH, discusses the value of public toilets

  • Blog
  • 12 November 2021

Should obesity be recognised as a disease? 

RSPH are pleased to have supported a project by University of Nottingham Master in Public Health students, who investigated the issue of whether obesity should be recognised as a disease.  

  • Blog
  • 05 October 2021

Alcohol attributable deaths and hospital admissions in England: when the information changes

Iain Armstrong, Alcohol Programme Manager, and Mark Cook, Principal Intelligence Analyst, both for PHE (now the new Office for Health Improvement and Disparities), explain the new estimates on deaths and hospital admissions caused by alcohol.

  • Blog
  • 23 July 2021

MECC for Mental Health Project case study

Sandie Keall, Chief Executive Officer of Tees Local Pharmaceutical Committee, describes her experience of becoming a MECC for Mental Health trainer.

  • Blog
  • 09 June 2021

Zero Covid: An Environmental Health perspective

Chris Turner, FRSPH is a Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner with over 10 years’ experience working in a range of areas of environmental health including environmental protection, food safety/hygiene, health and safety and public health. Here, he explains what the benefits are of all countries adopting a 'zero Covid' strategy.

  • Blog
  • 27 May 2021

“Everyone should be more compassionate towards themselves” - The MECC for Mental Health approach

Katharine Lonsdale, Connect 5 and Making Every Contact Count Trainer, told us about her passion for providing mental health support and what her role as a MECC for mental health trainer involves.

  • Blog
  • 11 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week: Green Light for the Mind

Professor Paul Crawford is Director of the Centre for Social Futures at The Institute of Mental Health, The University of Nottingham. He is also the Project Lead and Principal Investigator for the What’s Up With Everyone project and here he talks about how the project's resources can support people during Mental Health Awareness Week.