Perspectives in Public Health is our bi-monthly journal, combining peer-reviewed research and reviews with practice-based current topic and opinion articles, news and views, case studies, book reviews, and updates on our latest work.

It has an Editorial Board and an International Advisory Board made up of a distinguished panel of public health experts from around the world.

Free access to Perspectives in Public Health is one of the many benefits of RSPH membership. Members and Fellows receive a hardcopy in the post, while all members can access current and past issues online.

 

Journal ranking

  • 2018 Impact Factor: 3.033
  • 2018 5-year Impact Factor: 2.103
  • Ranking 19 out of 162 journals in the ‘Public, Environmental and Occupational Health’ category

 

 

Workplace health call for abstracts 

We will be publishing a special issue in January 2021 called 'Did we Improve Lives by Succeeding in making Health Everyone's Business? The Guest Editor will be Dr Steve Boorman CBE, Director of Employee Health at Empactis and Chair of the Council for Work and Health.

All the information on how to submit an initial abstract is provided in the document below. Full papers should be submitted by 29 May 2020.

Workplace health call for abstracts

 

Behaviour Change call for papers

Under the Guest Editorship of Graham Rushbrook FRSPH, Chair of the RSPH Health & Wellbeing Awards and of the Behaviour Change Special Interest Group, Perspectives in Public Health plans to publish a special issue focusing on Behaviour Change in November 2020.

Papers for this issue are now being invited for submission, and should be submitted by 30th April 2020.

Call for papers in Behaviour Change

 

Recent issues

November 2019: a special issue centred around hygiene and food safety, including articles and opinion pieces on managing allergens, improving public understanding and attitudes towards hygiene, and food safety compliance in catering. 

September 2019: an unthemed issue covering a range of international public health topics, including articles and opinion pieces on targeted hygiene, population groups and obesity, healthcare access for refugees and asylum seekers, and interventions for loneliness in older generations.

July 2019: an unthemed issue covering a range of international public health topics, including articles and opinion pieces on the UK public health system, mental health in new mothers, America’s opioid addiction, and cervical cancer screenings. 

Perspectives in Public Health uses the Scholar One Manuscript Central submission system: for all submissions please upload your paper here.

If you have any questions regarding the submission process, please contact the Editorial Office.

For more information on the types of paper we accept, please see our submission guidelines.

 

Interested in reviewing for the journal?

Perspectives in Public Health is always looking for new reviewers to provide reviews of papers and books. If you are interested, please contact the Editorial Office.

For more information on becoming a reviewer, please see our:

Guidelines for Reviewers