I went to the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) conference in Brighton final 12 months (above) and I’m going to this year’s event in Telford in June. So I thought I’d supply some thoughts on the benefits to different registrars of coming along as nicely.
Whether or not the UK is a member, the EU remains a powerful actor that may influence policies related to public well being both for its personal residents (which is able to nonetheless number ~450m after the UK leaves), and globally. As a detailed neighbour, EU laws may have a robust bearing on public well being in the UK too, and so participating in advocacy at this stage will continue to be an effective strategy to bettering UK public health.
I’m 5 months right into a 12 months-long stint in Sierra Leone as one of the world health fellows for 2016/17. I hope to blog concerning the positives of the expertise, hence the format ‘in reward of’. Changing our large, complicated well being system can be a troublesome problem. But home and worldwide fashions show it is attainable. The means to improve exist, if the political will exists to grab them,” concludes the author.