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  • 5 June 2015

Threat of spending cuts could lead to public health catastrophe

Cuts to public health and local authority spending spell a potential crisis for the NHS prevention agenda which needs to be a national priority in order to reduce avoidable ill health and the resulting strain on NHS services.

  • 29 May 2014

Blog: My first visit to Primary Care and Public Health was definitely not my last

Following chairing the public health strand at the Primary Care and Public Health conference, Shirley Cramer picks out some of her highlights of the day.

  • 15 May 2014

New guide to commissioning for health improvement welcomed by LGA and PHE

The guide provides an overview of the commissioning process aimed at providers and commissioners of health improvement services.

  • 12 May 2014

Blog: Happiness at Work- The key to tackling mental health problems?

In light of Mental Health Awareness Week, Gina Mohajer looks at the importance of workplace awareness and support for mental health problems.

  • 9 May 2014

Chair of RSPH welcomes study assessing impact of reducing risk factors in cutting premature deaths from non-communicable diseases

New research published in The Lancet has revealed that reducing six risk factors could prevent over 37 million deaths from the four main non-communicable diseases by 2025.

  • 25 April 2014

New qualification the Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Wellbeing launched

In response to the increasing emphasis on mental wellbeing in addition to mental illness, RSPH has developed a new health qualification in Understanding Mental Wellbeing.

  • 24 April 2014

Blog: To grade or not to grade?

Following a lively discussion at the annual BRC Conference last October, Paul Taylor explores whether to grade or not to grade the results of BRC audits.

  • 17 April 2014

Public should not wash their hands of basic hand hygiene

The latest NICE quality standard on Infection prevention and control has been published alongside disturbing news that an estimated 300,000 patients develop a healthcare associated infection (HAI) each year.