Joint open letter calling for investment in local public health at the Spending Review

October 5, 2021 in ADPH Updates, PH Funding, PH System

COVID-19 has provided a stark reminder of the value of public health and held a mirror up to the deep health inequalities that exist in society. Deprived and minority ethnic
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The Last Word: Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy

September 29, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Blog

My final blog for the ADPH – and as a jobbing Director of Public Health – starts with my heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the opportunity to serve fellow Directors
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Statement: Response to the Kingsfund report on Directors of public health and the Covid-19 pandemic

September 22, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection, PH System

Jim McManus, Vice President, Association of Directors of Public Health said: This report presents a rich and insightful account of the role played by Directors of Public Health during the
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Statement: Response to the publication of the Government’s Autumn and Winter Covid Plan

September 14, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection

Jim McManus, Vice President, Association of Directors of Public Health said: There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic that the worst of the pandemic is behind us. However, there will
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ADPH President appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England

September 3, 2021 in ADPH Updates, PH System

ADPH President, Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, has been appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England with responsibility for jointly leading the new Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID).  Professor
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Presidential blog: Living with COVID-19 is not the same thing as letting it rip

July 13, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection

Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health The Association of Directors of Public Health started advocating for a ‘living safely with COVID-19′ approach from February of this year.
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COVID-19 Public Inquiry – Learning Lessons for the Future

July 9, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection

Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health said: A public inquiry is an essential part of understanding and learning lessons, seeking justice and helping to heal
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Statement: Response to Kings Fund report on tackling obesity

July 6, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Obesity, nutrition and physical activity

Responding to the Kings Fund report on tackling obesity. There has always been a strong link between poverty and obesity. COVID-19 has brought this home in the starkest possible terms
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Statement: Response to second NAO report on NHS Test and Trace

June 25, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection

Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health This is a valuable report and the Association of Directors of Public Health welcomed the opportunity to represent the views of Directors
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Living with COVID: The next step on the roadmap

June 10, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Covid-19, Health Protection

Jim McManus, Vice President, Association of Directors of Public Health The UK, alongside the rest of the world, has faced hurdle after hurdle whilst dealing with the effects of Covid.
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