Perspectives in Public Health is our bi-monthly journal, combining peer-reviewed research and reviews with practice-based current topic and opinion articles, news and views, case studies, book reviews, and updates on our latest work.

It has an Editorial Board and an International Advisory Board made up of a distinguished panel of public health experts from around the world.

Free access to Perspectives in Public Health is one of the many benefits of RSPH membership. Members and Fellows receive a hardcopy in the post, while all members can access current and past issues online.

 

Journal ranking

  • 2016 Journal Impact Factor: 0.919
  • 5 year Impact Factor is 1.435
  • Ranking 123 out of 157 in the SSCI ‘Public, Environmental and Occupational Health’ category

Recent issues

January 2018: a special issue on Arts, Health and Wellbeing which focuses on the health and wellbeing benefits of the creative arts in both prevention of and recovery from ill health.  Key topics include: social prescribing; participatory theatre and mental health; and the impact of music and group singing on wellbeing.

November 2017: an unthemed issue covering a range of international public health challenges, including articles on the role of community pharmacists in oral health promotion, the perceived determinants to alcohol consumption and misuse, and the planning for sedentary behaviour interventions.

September 2017: an unthemed issue covering a range of international public health topics, including articles and opinion pieces on developing the evidence base for films to support public health goals, promoting physical activity Hard-to-reach women, and the evolution of Chaga’s disease in Brazil.
Submit a paper

For Peer Review papers, Perspectives in Public Health uses the Scholar One Manuscript Central submission system: please upload your paper here.

If you would like to submit current topic and opinion papers, please contact the Editorial Office.

For more information on the types of paper we accept, please see our:

Author Guidelines

 

Interested in reviewing for the journal?

Perspectives in Public Health is always looking for new reviewers to provide reviews of papers and books. If you are interested, please contact the Editorial Office.

For more information on becoming a reviewer, please see our:

Guidelines for Reviewers