We are very proud to announce that His Majesty, King Charles III, has agreed to become the new patron of the Royal Society for Public Health.

Buckingham Palace confirmed the news to mark the first anniversary of the Coronation. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has a long history of Royal Patronage dating back to the earliest days of the organisation.

The late Queen Elizabeth II was the Patron of RSPH.

Commenting on the announcement, William Roberts FRSPH, Chief Executive, Royal for Society for Public Health, said: 

“The Royal Society for Public Health has a long and proud history of Royal Patronage. We are honoured that His Majesty The King will be our new Patron and are grateful to the Royal Family for their continued support of our work. 

With his support, and at this critical juncture for public health, we will continue striving towards our ultimate goal which is helping all members of the population have better health and lead healthier lives for longer.” 

The announcement comes after a major review of Royal Patronages.