Public health

Public health

Home » Your health and care » Public health

30 June 2022

The act of Public Health is to prevent disease by improving people’s health and reducing health inequalities.

Public health teams provide advice, information and services to the public and also to health and social care staff.

  • contraception and sexual health
  • drugs and alcohol support
  • emotional wellbeing support
  • health protection, for example coronavirus
  • stop smoking support

They work with colleagues from across the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent health and care system, and services include:

To access your local Public Health team and their public health reports, visit your council website:

View all news

Latest ICS news and highlights