Guest blog: Self-care for all

With this year's Self Care Week imminent, Co-chair of the Self Care Forum, Dr Selwyn Hodge Hon FRSPH, considers the importance of health literacy in ensuring the effectiveness of self-care

Champions of health and wellbeing celebrated at RSPH Awards 2017

The public health community came together on Thursday 19 October at the RSPH Awards 2017 to celebrate outstanding contributions to championing the public’s health

Michael Sheen recognised by RSPH for Outstanding Contribution to Championing the Public’s Health

Actor and campaigner Michael Sheen has been recognised by RSPH for his contribution to advancing the cause of public health in the UK

Promising start as Connect 5 training targets mental wellbeing taboo

Pilot evaluation for new training programme shows positive results for frontline health and care staff

Blog: Steps towards a more modern and dynamic regulatory framework

Darrin Sinclair, Education Manager at RSPH, considers the impact of the changes afoot in food safety regulation

Guest blog: Hunger and obesity – a 21st century paradox?

Dr Erica Gadsby, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Kent, discusses how the media’s focus on obesity is obscuring another concern affecting children in our poorer households: that of hunger

Public Health journal - October issue available now

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

RSPH accredits NAPAC training programme to help support survivors of childhood abuse

RSPH has accredited the Supporting Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse one-day training course provided by the National Association for People Abused in Childhood

RSPH and PHE develop new childhood obesity impact pathway

RSPH and Public Health England have developed a new pathway for childhood obesity to help healthcare professionals record and measure their impact

Guest blog: Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Emily Walsh, Director of Community Outreach at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, considers the devastating impact of mesothelioma and why its annual awareness day is so vital

RSPH proud to support project aimed at reducing alcohol harm

RSPH is proud to support ‘Communities in Charge of Alcohol’, a pioneering programme which is being rolled out across Greater Manchester

Winners announced in photographic exhibition which captures challenges facing the public’s health

RSPH and the Royal Photographic Society have unveiled the winners of flash points, a photographic competition which explores different health issues, challenges and risks at play throughout each stage of life for people in the UK today.

New photographic exhibition captures challenges facing the public’s health

RSPH and the Royal Photographic Society have unveiled the shortlisted entries for flash points, a photographic competition which explores different health issues, challenges and risks at play throughout each stage of life for people in the UK today

Perspectives in Public Health journal - September issue out now

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

Public Health journal - September issue out now

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

New report reveals ‘upselling’ is fuelling the obesity crisis

Published by RSPH and Slimming World, 'Size Matters' exposes that the average person consumes an additional 330 calories each week as a result of businesses upselling high calorie food and drink

Guest blog: What can workplaces do to support mental health?

Lilli Hender, staff writer at Office Genie, considers the current state of mental health in the workplace and what can be done to improve it

Blog: What next for mental health in schools?

Aaron Mansfield, Health and Wellbeing Project Manager for Young People at RSPH, considers the challenges that still need to be overcome in order to effectively address the mental health and wellbeing needs of young people

Public Health journal - August issue available now

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

Derby City Council’s Livewell ‘Lose Weight, Feel Great’ programme receives RSPH accreditation

Derby City Council’s Livewell service offers free 12-month healthy lifestyle programmes to support people to lose weight, stop smoking and improve their overall wellbeing.

Guest blog: Revalidation

David Kidney, Chief Executive of the UK Public Health Register, considers the importance of revalidation and how it will impact on the quality of public health practice carried out by the public health workforce

RSPH urges investment in harm reduction as drug deaths continue to rise

RSPH has urged the government to reverse swingeing cuts to local authority public health budgets and invest in pragmatic harm reduction measures

Special Interest Group for food relaunched

RSPH has relaunched its Special Interest Group to enable professionals to share best practice on food safety

Blog: Understanding the real harm of our drugs policy

Shirley Cramer CBE, Chief Executive of RSPH, considers the harm caused to communities and families by the UK's current drugs policy

RSPH dismayed by JCVI decision on HPV vaccinations

RSPH has expressed its disappointment and frustration that the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has decided not to extend HPV vaccinations to all adolescent boys