RSPH Member spotlight: Dr Iheoma Amaeshi, PhD, FRSPH

This month, we caught up with Dr Iheoma Amaeshi, a podiatrist and public health policy researcher. She told us about her passion for health education and her new role as part of a Covid-19 contact tracing team in Fife.

Gambling Health Alliance member spotlight: Tracey Kilbane

Tracey has worked in Medway’s Public Health team since 2009 and became a member of the GHA in September 2020. Her background in reducing health inequalities, particularly within the smoking cessation field, has inspired her to explore ways in which the public health team at Medway Council can work to reduce harm caused by gambling.

RSPH Qualifications team - Operations update: May 2021

As restrictions start to ease, we want to let our centres know about updates to our exam marking operations.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Green Light for the Mind

Professor Paul Crawford is Director of the Centre for Social Futures at The Institute of Mental Health, The University of Nottingham. He is also the Project Lead and Principal Investigator for the What’s Up With Everyone project and here he talks about how the project's resources can support people during Mental Health Awareness Week.

Policing and public health approaches to gangs

Dr Jacqueline Sebire is the Assistant Chief Constable for Joint Protective Services for Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. She oversees specialist operations, major crime and forensic services across the three counties. Since 2018 she has been the National Police Chief’s Council lead for Serious Violence.

Creative Lives: Tackling inequalities

Lorna Collins is an artist, writer and Research Fellow at University College London. Her active research in arts and health began from her PhD, where she was a triple scholar at Jesus College, Cambridge University. She writes articles in several newspapers and journals. Lorna has done a TEDx talk, ‘How Creativity Revived Me’, which tells her life story and vocation, with the arts.

RSPH Policy and Campaigns team roundup: April 2021

The RSPH Policy and Campaigns team have had an activity-packed and exciting April. We’ve launched new events, penned consultation responses, put the final touches on some upcoming projects and created some great resources for this year’s World Immunisation Week.

Gambling Health Alliance member spotlight: Healthy Stadia

Matthew is Executive Director of Healthy Stadia and is responsible for the overall operations and growth of Healthy Stadia, including the organisation’s role as UEFA’s Social Responsibility Partner for Health and Wellbeing.

Working from home could trigger the next global health crisis

Paul Crawford became the world’s first Professor of Health Humanities in 2008 and is currently Director of the Centre for Social Futures at the University of Nottingham’s Institute of Mental Health. Here, he outlines the potential public health issues that widespread working from home could create.

Our MECC for mental health journey

For our first Make Every Contact Count (MECC) for mental health blog, Karan Thomas and Dawn Mitchell, the lead trainer developers for the MECC for Mental Health programme, explain how they've supported the work of RSPH's pilot programme.