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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

RSPH and ITN Productions are producing a news and current affairs-style programme to explore some of the nation’s major public health challenges and opportunities with the aim of heightening awareness among policy makers, politicians and the wider public. Watch the launch interview with our Chief Executive Shirley Cramer and Natasha Kaplinsky today.

‘Improve and Protect’, a collaboration with ITN Productions

Latest news

  • 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.

  • New qualification helps to ‘begin the healthy conversation’

    24 March 2015

    New qualification helps to ‘begin the healthy conversation’

    The Level 2 Award in Understanding the Delivery of an NHS Health Check has been developed by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) to help healthcare workers ‘begin the healthy conversation’ with patients.

  • PHE backs new Youth Health Movement

    23 March 2015

    PHE backs new Youth Health Movement

    Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed that they will be giving their backing to the Youth Health Movement, a campaign led by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).

  • RSPH calls for legal highs to be banned from the high street

    22 March 2015

    RSPH calls for legal highs to be banned from the high street

    Research shows 3 in 4 believe legal high packaging imitates illegal drugs and we are calling on all political parties to publicly commit to a ban on the sale of ‘legal highs’, also known as new psychoactive substances.