Rethinking the public health workforce
With only 40,000 people estimated to be part of the core public health workforce, and in light of the crisis in lifestyle and health issues, this report calls for anyone who has ‘the opportunity or ability to positively impact health and wellbeing through their work’ to joing the wider public health workforce. It identifies a number of services, such as the fire service, hairdressing and the postal service which has the capacity to support public health work.
See the full report here- Rethinking the public health workforce
See the link for more details- https://www.rsph.org.uk/en/policy-and-projects/areas-of-work/wider-public-health-workforce/index.cfm?utm_source=The+King%27s+Fund+newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=5937597_ICB+2015-08-12&dm_i=21A8,3J9H9,FNH0UY,CPXAD,1