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Association of Public Analysts

An independent professional association for scientists involved in analytical chemistry in public service; ?includes a guide to their role and services, a listing of national laboratories, information about training and careers, news and contacts.

Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO)

Represents the network of public health observatories in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Describes their information and health intelligence services, with details of publications, projects, news, and contacts.

British Fluoridation Society

An organisation of health professionals formed to promote improvement of dental health through fluoridation of public water supplies. Includes a library of resources on water fluoridation, news, and contacts.

British Toilet Association

Campaigns for better public toilets in all "away from home" situations. Offers campaign information, news and downloads.

Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat)

Collects and provides information and intelligence to improve decision-making for effective children's and maternal health services. Includes resources, data, indicators, and reports, with background on the programme.

CO Be Alarmed

Campaigns to prevent deaths by carbon monoxide poisoning in the UK.

Faculty of Public Health

The standard setting body for specialists in public health in the UK; provides details of their training, professional standards, policies, and publications.

Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH)

Established to research, implement, and lead action to improve health and tackle inequality. Includes a guide to their work programmes, events and publications, with staff profiles and background on the project.

Health Protection Agency

An independent organisation set up by the government to protect the public from threats from infectious diseases and environmental hazards. Provides a substantial collection of advice and information.

Health Protection Scotland (HPS)

Delivers national services aimed at protecting the people of Scotland from infectious and environmental hazards; includes a guide to their programmes and resources, specialist groups, and contacts.

Immunisation Scotland

A comprehensive guide to immunisation programmes for all ages, including infants and children, teenagers, young adults, and older people.

The Information Standard

Provides information on this certification scheme for all organisations producing evidence-based health and social care information for the public. http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Information-Standard-4257543

Institute of Health Promotion and Education

Provides membership information, journal extracts and newsletters from this Institute for professionals involved in health promotion and education.

Ireland and Northern Ireland's Population Health Observatory (INIsPHO)

Established to provide health intelligence on priority health issues. Contains a guide to their current projects, publications, and contacts.

The Jenner Institute

Established to develop vaccines against major global diseases for both humans and livestock. Includes a guide to their programmes, training and courses, newsletters, and profile.

Loo of the Year Awards

Annual competition to find the best "away from home" toilets in Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands. Includes nomination information, news and details of previous winners.

National Library for Public Health

The NHS's resource and evidence base on public health, with access to guidelines, strategies, policies, and other resources for the public health workforce.

NHS Health Scotland

Official body that provides information and resources to support health improvement practitioners and organisations to improve Scotland's health and reduce inequalities.

PHORCaST - Public Health Online Resource for Careers, Skills and Training

Provides career advice and support for young people thinking of starting a career in public health, and career development resources for people already working in the sector. Also includes a directory of public health related links and resources.

Public Health Agency (PHA)

An official body in Northern Ireland; works to improve health and social wellbeing, health protection, and develop research and policy. Includes news, publications, and links.

Public Healthy

Provides information on public health practice, training and research in the UK from the perspective of a Specialist Registrar Doctor in Oxford.

Royal Society for Public Health

A membership organisation open to anyone working in the area of public health, and dedicated to promoting collective human health and well-being. Includes details of membership, qualifications available, publications, and news.

The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Read the society’s mission and history, education and training programs, and list of upcoming events.

Safety Groups UK

Providing resources and information for local health and safety groups across the UK.

ScotPHN - Scottish Public Health Network

Promotes and supports public health initiatives across Scotland, and facilitates cross disciplinary research; includes information about current and past projects, resources, special interest groups, events and news.

Scottish Public Health Observatory (ScotPHO)

Provides information and statistics to support public health decision making. Includes a substantial collection of data, reports, and comparative profiles.

Society for Social Medicine

Aims to promote a multidisciplinary approach to social medicine, including epidemiology, the health needs of society, health services, and the prevention of disease. Offers newsletters, membership details, reports, events diary, jobs and news service, and a history.

Solutions for Public Health (SPH)

An NHS public health organisation that works to improve health and reduce health inequalities; describes their programmes for workforce development, commissioning, health intelligence, and screening.

UK Public Health Association

An independent voluntary organisation of public health professionals; includes details of membership, their activities, special interest groups, events and courses, newsletter, and contacts.

UK Public Health Register

Maintains a register of competent professionals, and provides professional regulation to specialists in Public Health from a variety of backgrounds.

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