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Press Releases

  • Joint Faculty of Public Health and Royal College of Nursing statement: FPH and RCN join forces to improve public health
  • (5 January 2016)

  • Public health leaders in Scotland call for a fairer welfare system and greater commitment to making Scotland healthy
  • (13 November 2013)
  • Sugary drink duty would protect children’s health and raise around £1 billion in tax
    (1 November 2013)

    Treat mental and physical illness with equal importance
    (10 October 2013)
    FPH comment on the launch of Public Health England's Longer Lives Map
    (11 June 2013)

    Read the Faculty of Public Health's press releases since 2005.



    From art to violence: experts meet in Scotland to debate public health
    (7 November 2012)


    FPH responds to Health Select Committee report on alcohol
    (19 July 2012)


    Standardised tobacco packaging is vital to stop children starting to smoke, says FPH
    (16 April 2012)


    Moving public health to local authorities could benefit everyone’s health – if the system is safe and effective
    (5 March 2012)


    Faculty of Public Health calls on government to withdraw Health and Social Care Bill 'in best interests of everyone's health'
    (8 February 2012)



  • Public health professionals should have necessary seniority in new structures to improve public’s health, says Faculty of Public Health
  • (20 December 2011)


  • Public health experts fear 'nightmare' future for public health, according to Faculty of Public Health survey
  • (30 November 2011)
  • Scottish public health experts on alcohol and obesity face 'Dragons' Den' at national conference
  • (9 November 2011)


  • FPH response to 'Healthy Lives, Healthy People: A call to action on obesity in England'
  • (13 October 2011)


  • Government prevaricates over public protection
  • (14 July 2011)


    FPH responds to Government’s announcement on NHS reforms
    (14 June 2011)


  • The Government's reforms could spell disaster for the public’s health
  • (13 May 2011)


    Government proposals may not be so good for the public’s health
    (31 March 2011)

    FPH rejects alcohol pledges
        (14 March 2011)



    FPH welcomes the new direction for public health
       (30 November 2010)


    Public health is sidelined in the NHS White Paper, say top public health specialists
        (26 October 2010)


    Smoking causes 18% of all adult deaths in England, according to statistics published by the NHS Information Centre
        (26 August 2010)

    Brits want government to prioritise smoking ban in cars, more sport in schools and new organ donation plan

    (18 August 2010)
    More British cities called on to invest in cycling infrastructure and innovative cycling schemes
        (04 August 2010)


    New FPH mental health report calls for more use of walks in parks to treat mental illness
    (01 July 2010)


    Improve your public health career outlook - check the PHORCaST
    (24 March 2010)
    FPH mentioned in CMO Annual Report
    (15 March 2010)


    FPH comments on the new report on adult obesity trends
    (17 February 2010)
    FPH welcomes the Marmot Review Final Report on health inequalities
    (11 February 2010)


    FPH signs a statement on MMR
    (28 January 2010)

    12 Steps to better Public Health – A Manifesto
    (18 January 2010)



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