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.
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 …
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 .
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 …
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.
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 …
Emma Corker splits her time between Freelancing as a Consultant and Trainer at RBE Associates and working as an Honorary Group Psychotherapist in the NHS. Here, she outlines the approaches a community health programme has taken to support local …
Dr Pooja Patwardhan is a GP and the Clinical Director of the Centre for Health Research and Education (CHRE), working globally on tobacco cessation with a mantra of ‘Bridging the Policy and Practice gap’. Here, she provides practical tools for …
Jess Attard is a Portfolio Manager at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Charity working to tackle childhood obesity. She leads the charity’s work with food retailers, developing partnerships to create healthier food environments. Here, she discusses how …
Zoë Reynolds is the Head of Pathways and Programmes at Body & Soul and has worked in the field of psychology for over 12 years across private and public sector services, in therapeutic and management roles. She outlines a new psychotherapeutic …
Dr Laura Webber, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of HealthLumen, and Honorary Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, sets out the role of computer modelling in decision making in the post-COVID-19 world
Vicki Hird is a Sustainable Farm Campaign Coordinator at Sustain, where she manages their farm policy and related campaigning. Here, she explores what changes to the UK food system are needed post-Covid-19
Polling of the UK public under lockdown, conducted by RSPH, has revealed that if a coronavirus vaccine were available, one in five (19%) either would not get the jab (4%) or are not sure if they would (15%).
Jonny Pearson-Stuttard, RSPH Trustee and Public Health Doctor at Imperial College London, sets out what steps have been taken by the UK Government to test people for Covid-19 and why testing is so important in tackling the spread of the virus
Dr Sudhanshu Patwardhan, a UK-based licensed medical doctor and Director of Policy at the Centre for Health Research and Education, outlines how ex-smokers could be at greater risk of relapse as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak
Jonny Pearson-Stuttard, RSPH Trustee and Public Health Doctor at Imperial College London, sets out what we know about the spread of the virus to date, and why the Government has taken the measures it has
Our video series, Coronavirus: The Lowdown, has advice from RSPH partners, Trustees and staff on a range of health and wellbeing areas including healthy eating, mental health and hygiene. You can see all of our videos on the RSPH YouTube Channel.
Effective Hand Washing
Dr Lisa Ackerley, RSPH Trustee, shares her steps for effective hand washing.
Getting Better Sleep
James Wilson AKA The Sleep Geek, gives practical tips for sleeping better during the coronavirus outbreak.
Chris Elmore, Welsh Labour MP for Ogmore and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Media, talks about the importance of Community Spirit.
Looking after your Mental Health
RSPH Mental Health First Aiders share their tips for looking after your physical and mental health.
Commonsense Hygiene Tips
RSPH Trustee and hygiene expert, Lisa Ackerley, shares her hygiene tips for keeping ourselves and others safe.
Tips for Healthy Eating
Carolyn Pallister, a registered dietitian and public health manager at Slimming World, shares her tips for healthy eating during the coronavirus lockdown.
Tips for Exercise
Jo Curran, a pilates specialist at Future Fit Training, shares her tips on exercises you can do to stay fit, whilst following the public health guidelines.
Tips for Creativity During Lockdown
RSPH Arts & Health Special Interest Group Committee member Dr Ranjita Dhital, University of Reading, explains the benefits of getting creative at home during the Covid-19 pandemic. Visit the Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance to access a host of creative resources.