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Public health hero

Public Health Forum

Supporting the improvement of the public's health

We aim to support all nurses, midwives, health practitioners and students to maximise their public health contribution. This forum is applicable to all areas of nursing and midwifery practice.

What we do 

Public Health Forum Our Work

Our work

Discover what we're working on now and what we're planning for the future
Public health forum meet the team

Meet the team

Find out more about our committee members and the forum professional lead
Forum link nurse

Forum link nurse

Meet our expert representatives that support the forum


Public Health events


Read more about upcoming public health conferences, workshops and study days hosted by the RCN.


COVID-19 and vaccination FAQs

This employment guidance covers public health, infection control, and employment relations.
Forum Library Subject Guide

Library Subject Guide

Discover key public health information resources including books, reports and journal articles

Further resources

  • Public health clinical topic. This specialist area contains information and resources relevant to those working in the field of public health.
  • Role of nursing in public health. Nursing staff work in almost every stage and setting of care, and as such they have an important role across a wide range of public health interventions.
  • Professional resources. Find more information on the knowledge and skills resources that are available for nursing staff working in public health.
Nursing careers resource

Career resources

Read about the varying roles that you can enjoy throughout your health career

News and views

Public Health News

Related news

The latest RCN public health updates 


Read the latest views on public health issues

Join the RCN Public Health Forum Facebook Group

RCN Facebook groups are a place where you can get involved in honest and open discussions on the issues that affect you and your field of practice.

Prevention is key in public health, Our forum’s aim is to promote the principles of public health practice. Thereby, supporting and encouraging good health and welling by providing guidance and resources to nurses to support our common goal.

How can you help? Join our forum- we want to hear your voice. 

Hanna Kaur Forum Chair