Founded in October 2008 when the merger of the Royal Society of Health and the Royal Institute of Public Health happened and called as The Royal Society for Public Health is multi-disciplinary charity, independent, dedicated to the improvement of the public’s health and wellbeing., it helps empower, working to educate, inform policy and practice and support communities and individuals to live healthily. Its vision is everybody has the opportunity to optimise their wellbeing health.
With the Queen as its Patron, It has a Royal Charter and is governed by a Trustees, all of whom are Royal Society of Public Health members.Royal Society of Public Health's Chief executive Officer is Shirley Cramer , while the present president is Hunt of King's Heath, present vice presidents are Baroness umberlege, Baroness Massey of Darwen, and Patel of Bradford.
There are six thousand members chosen from every area and profession across public health, including nursing, environmental health, food hygiene, dentistry, health promotion, health protection. It is used to raise awareness of issues which affect public’s health through campaigns, it draws attention to particular issues, highlighting a wide range of organisations and committees, government and local authorities to make changes that will improve health and wellbeing for all.
Public health means all aspects of health protection and promotion and this is reflected throughout Royal Society of Public Health's projects, policy and work, reports and campaigns.
Recent such works have focused on reducing tobacco use and help to increase safer forms of nicotine, how street businesses can affect health, and calorie labelling for liquor.
It has two accreditation services, 1.for campaigns and 2.for training programmes which are in-house or provided by third sector organisations. The common theme is that both services are concerned with maintaining good standards of hygiene, public safety and health. Royal Society of Public Health has a wide range of training, conferences, mental wellbeing, seminars, events and in water hygiene, infection control, and occupational medicine and more.Read More»