The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) warns that some coastal resorts have never recovered from decades of decline. These areas now have high levels of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) that provide cheap accommodation for vulnerable people. Efforts to revive towns must be rekindled to prevent people being left behind.
In March 2013, Environmental Health Student Ms Anca Stroe posted a questionnaire on the theEHP for her student research project. Having completed her studies, Ms Stroe has kindly made her research available to all.
The Strategic Society Centre, a London-based public policy think-tank, has published new research and policy analysis about private landlords in the UK.
The FSA has published the findings of its research into domestic kitchen practices. The findings of the study, called Kitchen Life, offers for the first time detailed insights into what people actually do and why in UK kitchens, and will help to develop our thinking about how to reduce the burden of foodborne disease.
Health experts from Public Health England (PHE) and Newcastle City Council have concluded their investigation into the outbreak of illness associated with the Street Spice Festival, held in Newcastle between 28 February and 2 March 2013.
A new report published by Public Health England (PHE) shows that swimming in the River Thames can carry a risk of gastrointestinal illness.