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Public health role to test councils

Local government's new responsibility for public health will give it greater influence over key policy areas, but there are risks in weakening the …

Reformulation crucial to improving public health, says UK policy expert

UK nutrition policy expert Professor Jack Winkler wrote that nutrition policy has failed, as evidenced by rising rates of overweight, obesity and …

Nutrition

How to involve the public in health and social care decision-making?

Financial pressures are forcing NHS and local government budget holders to review the range of services they provide, and to consider how these might …

£9m for Northern Ireland public health research

<b>Public health research in Northern Ireland has been given funding of £9m.</b><p>The Centre of Excellence for Public Health at Queen's University Belfast will use the money to research ageing, mental wellbeing and children's health.<p>The centre helps research complex public health issues such as obesity and …