Guest blog: Why I’m endorsing Scroll Free September

Jonathan Ashworth, Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, explains why he is supporting Scroll Free September

Two thirds of young adults expect to benefit as first ever Scroll Free September kicks off

Across the UK, thousands of social media users are gearing up for the start of the first ever mass-participation social media-free month

Guest blog: Living life on social media: the pros and the cons

Lisa Dawson, Marie Claire-verified influencer and blogger, explains the pros and cons of living life on social media

Guest blog: Why I'm locking my phone and throwing away the key for Scroll Free September

Rachel Jones, full time primary school teacher and author of 'Scatter of Stars' blog, tells us why she is taking part in Scroll Free September

RSPH supports Society of Occupational Medicine

RSPH is proud to support the Society of Occupational Medicine and its work with the occupational medicine and health community

Health & Wellbeing Awards 2018 - category supporters announced

RSPH is delighted to confirm the supporters of Health & Wellbeing Awards 2018

Guest blog: What does a healthy relationship with social media look like?

Chloe Kazantzis, a member of the NHS Youth Forum, tells us what she thinks a healthy relationship with social media looks like

Guest blog: Digital first aid tips from a social media manager

Jen Eastwood, founder of Rock Rose Digital, explains how she keeps her 'social media sanity'

RSPH welcomes new e-cigarettes report, as MPs recognise potential to help smokers quit

RSPH welcomes the publication of the parliamentary Science and Technology Select Committee’s report on e-cigarettes

Guest blog: Young people lead the way in healthier tech relationships

Author Tanya Goodin reflects on how young people are disconnecting more to achieve a healthier balance

MPs launch inquiry into impact of social media on young people’s mental health and wellbeing

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Media and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing has launched an inquiry to establish what actions must be taken

Public Health journal - August issue out now

The August issue of Public Health is now available with new papers spanning a wide range of topics

Guest blog: Why don’t we think about brain health in the same way we think about heart health?

Dr Matthew Norton, Director of Policy and Strategy at Alzheimer's Research UK, explains the importance of detecting changes in the brain early in order to find effective new treatments for dementia

Wigan Young Health Champions recognised

Wigan Council recently held a celebration event at the DW Stadium to recognise the contribution of the 90 RSPH Young Health Champions

iHV publishes report following breastfeeding conference

The Institute for Health Visiting has published a new report, 'Breastfeeding: A Public Health Priority', following their conference of the same name, joint hosted with RSPH in April 2018

RSPH welcomes ‘steps in the right direction’ by social media giants

RSPH has welcomed the announcement from Facebook and Instagram that they will be providing new optional features to help users control their use

RSPH announces ‘Scroll Free September’ campaign to improve mental health and wellbeing

RSPH has announced the launch of Scroll Free September, the world's first large-scale social media-free month

Guest blog: Children need a new deal 

Baroness Beeban Kidron, Founder of 5Rights Foundation, explains ‘persuasive design’ and how it has become a public health issue for children

RSPH welcomes extension of HPV vaccination programme to boys in England

RSPH is delighted at confirmation that the national HPV vaccination programme will be extended in England to include adolescent boys

Scientist who stopped cholera spread remembered

A replica of the John Snow pump, the source of a deadly cholera epidemic in 1854, has been reinstalled on Broadwick Street in Soho, London

Public Health journal - July issue out now

The July issue of Public Health is now available with new papers spanning a wide range of topics

Applications open to join the Arts, Health and Wellbeing Steering Group

We are now recruiting for three people to join the RSPH Arts, Health and Wellbeing Special Interest Group steering committee

RSPH hails HPV vaccination for boys as a victory for the public’s health

RSPH welcomes the JCVI’s recommendation to extend the immunisation programme against HPV to boys


RSPH and Slimming World's Size Matters campaign, which explored the contribution upselling makes towards obesity and weight gain, has won a PRCA DARE Award

RSPH welcomes new Health Secretary

RSPH has welcomed Matt Hancock MP to his new position as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care