Breadcrumb Home Publications Shock tactics This content relates to the following topics: Public health Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Ruth Robertson explains how an advert that grabs attention, even if it offends some people, can be an important part of an anti-smoking campaign.Read the full article in The Guardian's Comment Is Free You may also be interested in Long read The health of people from ethnic minority groups in England This long read examines ethnic differences in health outcomes, highlighting the variation across ethnic groups and health conditions, and considers what’s needed to reduce health inequalities. Blog The public health workforce: overdue for attention Directors of public health played a vital role in responding to the Covid-19 pandemic. Now they - and the wider public health workforce - need a comprehensive and funded workforce plan in order to work on improving population health and tackling health inequalities. Data visualisation Health inequalities in a nutshell Health inequalities are avoidable, unfair and systematic differences in health between different groups of people. Here we examine the key data on this complex and wide-ranging issue. Blog What has the Covid-19 pandemic taught us about public health messaging? Laura Lamming talked to three academic researchers about what they have learnt about public health messaging during the Covid-19 pandemic.