New Housing Podcasts: Part 1

In recent years I`ve had the pleasure of collaborating with Jill Stewart on some written resource and in 2020 I started recording a few podcasts and video learning resources for EH students with Jill. We both wanted to share our observations and interpretations of a wide range housing literature that we felt was relevant to … Continue reading New Housing Podcasts: Part 1

Podcast on EH Global workforce

As part of University of the West of England's (UWE) Public Health masters programme, one module topic session covers the global work force. To compliment this session, I was tasked to record a short session on the development of the Env. Health global workforce. Out went calls of help to national and international EH associations … Continue reading Podcast on EH Global workforce

Special Issue of Perspectives in Public Health in November 2021 – publishing opportuity

We're excited to let you know that we will be publishing a Special Issue of Perspectives in Public Health in November 2021 called 'Climate Change and Health: Tackling Global Inequalities'.    This will be guest edited by Professor Selena Gray, Emerita Professor of Public Health University of the West of England, Bristol, Professor Diarmuid O’Donovan, Professor of … Continue reading Special Issue of Perspectives in Public Health in November 2021 – publishing opportuity

Short survey: COVID-19: the global Environmental Health experience

Dear colleagues, We have created this survey to inform a special edition of the Routledge ‘Focus on Environmental Health’ series (see here) to document the global environmental health response so far to the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to hear from you wherever in the world you work, in whichever sector and whatever your environmental health … Continue reading Short survey: COVID-19: the global Environmental Health experience

Practical guidance for local authority enforcement officers: read all about it

Two recent publications will be of interest to Environmental Health Officers as well as other local authority enforcement officers. The books, ‘Investigation and Prosecution: practical guidance for local authority enforcement officers’ and ‘Enforcement Notices: practical guidance for local authority enforcement officers’ are written by Julie Barratt,  who is both a Barrister who practised local government … Continue reading Practical guidance for local authority enforcement officers: read all about it

#HousingDay 7th October: The Importance of Home

Did you know that today is #HousingDay, an annual 24-hour social media event designed to celebrate the positive impact of social housing? This year, the theme is: The Importance of Home, highlighting the importance of a safe, secure and affordable place to call home. Housing Day lead Leslie Channon said: “Never has there been more … Continue reading #HousingDay 7th October: The Importance of Home

CIEH summer series webinars, booking now

Please read on for details about the forthcoming CIEH summer series of West of England Environmental Health webinars, shared by Ellis Turner. They are free for everyone😊 and have a range of seakers from practice, EH student research and heritage education. 10:00 – 12:00, 6th August: West of England presents: Perspectives of HHSRS, HMOs, Overcrowding … Continue reading CIEH summer series webinars, booking now

Housing and poverty: determinants of health, present and past

This Inside Housing article confirms the housing and health links that EHPs continue to address in their work, as they have done since the 1840s. Covid-19 housing work is currently an urgent issue: https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/insight/the-housing-pandemic-four-graphs-showing-the-link-between-covid-19-deaths-and-the-housing-crisis-66562?utm_source=Ocean%20Media%20Group&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=11575108_IH-THE-FRIDAY-LONG-READ-29-5-2020-GR&dm_i=1HH2,6W3ES,NX6NC2,ROCH0,1 For more on environmental health housing interventions in history, see: 1848-1914 - https://municipaldreams.wordpress.com/2017/06/27/tackling-the-slums-part-1/ 1914-1939 - https://municipaldreams.wordpress.com/2017/07/03/tackling-the-slums-addison-and-the-sanitary-inspectors-part-2-1914-1939/ I am also still looking … Continue reading Housing and poverty: determinants of health, present and past