Guest Blog: Using Eggs Safely

Professor Lisa Ackerley, Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner, explains how to use eggs safely and what consumers and catering professionals need to be aware of when cooking eggs.

Public Health Wales launch Covid-19 community response map tool

To coincide with volunteering week in Wales, Public Health Wales have launched a Community Response Map tool, which aims to provide a better understanding of community-led support in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Guest Blog: Finally Ready for Hygiene 2.0?

Lars Münter and Professor Lisa Ackerley explore how hygiene practices could be revolutionised as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

Alliance calls for crack-down on online gambling to become ‘new normal’ once lockdown ends

The Gambling Health Alliance (GHA), led by RSPH, has welcomed recent measures introduced for online operators during lockdown to curb gambling harm, and is calling for commitments to keep these measures in place in the future, as the UK lifts lockdown.

PHE disparities review finds Black and Asian groups more likely to die of COVID-19

Public Health England has published its much anticipated review of COVID-19 disparities, looking at how the impact of the disease varies according to ethnicity and other factors, such as age, sex, deprivation, occupation, and geography [1].

Guest Blog: Tracking the total mortality impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

In our guest blog, researchers from the School of Public Health at Imperial College London, Jonny Pearson-Stuttard, RSPH Trustee and Professor Majid Ezzati, present their work on excess deaths in England and Wales, and demystify the differences between direct, indirect and wider economic effects of our COVID-19 response.

Community spirit protects health and saves lives

Nelly Araujo, Development Manager at RSPH, introduces our Community Spirit programme and explains how community organisations have made a huge impact on the health and wellbeing of their area during the Covid-19 crisis.

RSPH calls for more mental health support for young people in lockdown

Research conducted by RSPH has revealed that many indicators of poor mental health and wellbeing are amplified in young people during lockdown

Guest Blog: Public Health Warning: It’s The End of the World As We Know It

Stuart Carroll is a senior health economist and epidemiologist who specialises in public health, infectious diseases, NHS policy and public affairs. He is currently Head of Market Access for Sanofi Pasteur, UK and Ireland and is writing this blog in a fully independent capacity as a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health.

Adieu, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Good-bye

In her final blog as Chief Executive, Shirley Cramer, CBE offers her reflections on public health in the time of a Covid-19 pandemic, and her seven years spent at the helm of the Royal Society for Public Health.