Public health is to do with protecting and improving the health of the population

Public health is to do with protecting and improving the health of the population, instead of individual health. Professionals who work within the health and social care sector need to be aware of the implications of public health policy services and those who use the services. They should be able to consider the reasons for improving public health for both individuals and for the wider society.

Public health is about helping people to stay healthy and protecting them from threats to their health.
Public health is to do with protecting and improving the health of the population, instead of individual health. Professionals who work within the health and social care sector need to be aware of the implications of public health policy services and those who use the services. They should be able to consider the reasons for improving public health for both individuals and for the wider society.