Policy

Our policy work covers many key areas in public health, calling for changes across organisations, government and local authorities to improve health and wellbeing across the UK.

Allergies

Every year, 5,000 people with food allergies need hospital treatment for severe allergic reactions

Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a ‘major threat’ says the WHO, with over 25,000 dying annually from drug-resistant infections

Commissioning

Reducing health inequalities and improving health outcomes is reliant upon effective and strategic commissioning

Dementia awareness

Dementia affects over 800,000 people in the UK and this number is set to double by 2040

Drugs

We have a number of policies regarding drugs including alcohol and nicotine

HPV vaccination

HPV is responsible for 5% of all cancers worldwide and rates of HPV-related cancers are increasing

Obesity

We have a number of policies regarding obesity, with recommendations aimed at improving the public's health

Wellbeing

We have a number of policies regarding wellbeing, with recommendations aimed at improving the public's health