PH work: Cancer Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

September 26th, 2019|

As a Registrar in Public Health we are fortunate to have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in our service placements.  One of the projects I have been working on is the Cancer Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA). It is a statutory

Six months in Public Health

July 10th, 2019|

I am writing this blog as I approach the end of six months working within the Public Health directorate at Hertfordshire County Council. As I reflect on the time I have spent here, this opportunity has brought me so much in knowledge, experience and exposure.

Population health: The Emperor’s new clothes?

June 20th, 2019|

The blog post last month from Hertfordshire’s Director of Public Health, Jim McManus, 'Population Health: What’s (not) in a name?', articulated the key issues that should keep all of us within public health on track when considering population health. Avoid confusion with clear use

Population Health: What’s (not) in a name?

May 2nd, 2019|

Prof. Jim McManus DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH Hertfordshire County Council Vice-President, Association of Directors of Public Health UK Population Health as a concept and a title has become the flavour of the month. Up and down the country, there has been an

Children’s Mental Health Week

April 2nd, 2019|

Dr Harriet Edmondson Public Health Registrar The Children’s Mental Health week took place nationally from the 4th-10thFebruary. This was followed shortly afterwards by the Feeling Good Week in Hertfordshire from 11-17thFebruary which aimed to promote emotional wellbeing for children and young people