Public health

Public health and wellbeing is a priority for governments across the United Kingdom.

Speech and language therapy makes a vital contribution across all aspects of health improvement, protection and care, and in England, to the delivery of the NHS Five Year Forward View.

For further information read our public health fact sheet

Latest news: Showcase your health and wellbeing projects in the PHE impact report

Public Health England are looking for case studies to showcase projects on how Allied Health Professions improve population health, reduce health inequalities and improve wellbeing – see here for details, or email We would love to see lots of SLT projects highlighted in the final report and if you send one in please tell us too!

In addition, RCSLT has set up a new Basecamp Group on public health and wellbeing – if you are interested please join up and start sharing your projects, resources and ideas

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