Public Health Introduction
This module explores current UK statistics, methodology and global context; key models and theories; key approaches.
UK, Europe and International; epidemiological concepts and government approaches.
Public Health in Practice
The role of primary, secondary and tertiary care, the NHS and its historical context; non-profits and NGOs; substantive named case studies based on WHO, UNAIDS, NHS, PHE, HPA, CDC.
Introduction to Health Promotion
Key approaches; evidence bases and evaluation techniques; overarching comparison: UK/US/Canada.
Theories and models; UK specific problems; global comparators; case studies and the conflict between theoretical underpinning and evaluating ‘success’; alcohol/narcotics/sex and the impact on specific population groups.
Public Health and Populations
Global contexts and trends; demography and disease profiles; social marketing.
Trends and epidemiology; current primary research; non-profits and their work; NHS context.
Epidemiology; conflicts between primary care and health promoters; at-risk population typology; young people.