Education and research for public health, primary care and social care

General public

The diverse expertise of the staff at The Department of Public Health, Policy, and Social Sciences contributes to a range of courses at all levels across the university. This includes meeting the Welsh Government’s strategic needs in developing services for public health, primary care, and social care. 

The Department's research activity is focused on:

1) social policy

2) service delivery and organisation (improvement science and mental health services)

3) maternal and infant health

In addition, there are staff including honorary lecturers, consultant nurses, clinical seconded teachers, practice teachers, and academic support staff who contribute to the work of the department through teaching, consultancy or research.

Contact Us

Dr. David Rea

Department of Public Health, Policy, and Social Sciences

College of Human and Health Sciences

Swansea University

Singleton Campus

SA2 8PP 


T:+44 (0)1792 295316