Public health Public health is about supporting people to stay well, helping to improve the health of the population through prevention rather than treatment of disease
Too often when people talk about health, their thoughts jump to issues around health care. But we know that the factors that have the biggest impact on our overall health largely sit outside of health care. Public health can include investment in services such as support to stop smoking, and promotion of healthy eating and improved fitness.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
In light of COVID-19 and the government’s decision to abolish Public Health England (PHE), this briefing explores what needs to be put in place to make progress on the government’s commitments to impr...
The fourth and final webinar in this series shared emerging findings from UKPRP-funded projects and explored their implications for policy.
A panel discussion exploring how the NHS can achieve net zero – from an international, national and local perspective – in the context of the COP26 summit.
This webinar will explore what the Spending Review and the future funding picture means for the NHS, social care, and public health. Our expert panel will identify the challenges and discuss how we ca...
Researchers from the University of Glasgow use longitudinal data to study the relationship between changes in employment, income, poverty and mental health.
Drawing on findings from the Health Anchors Learning Network, Jenna Collins explores how the NHS can help combat climate change through its role as an anchor institution.
Join us for the second webinar in this series sharing emerging findings from UKPRP-funded projects and exploring their implications for policy.