Presidential Blog – The Season of Goodwill

December 16, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection

Prof. Jim McManus, President, Association of Directors of Public Health The coming weeks are a period for reconnecting with loved ones and reflecting on the year. A common theme at this
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Statement: responding to introduction of Plan B measures

December 8, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection

Prof Jim McManus, President, Association of Directors of Public Health, said: “The Association of Directors of Public Health supports the adoption of Plan B given the early evidence that Omicron
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Statement: responding to Government’s 10 year drugs strategy

December 7, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Alcohol and Drugs

The government has published a new 10-year drugs strategy ‘From harm to hope: A 10-year drugs plan to cut crime and save lives‘ Alice Wiseman, Alcohol and Drugs Lead, Association
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Adverse Childhood Experiences

December 7, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Children, Young People and Familes

Project overview  Our project ‘Creating trauma informed places: promoting a whole system approach to tackling adverse childhood experiences in local communities’ has been funded by the Health Foundation as part
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Professor Jim McManus elected ADPH President

November 11, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Blog

Professor Jim McManus has been elected President of the Association of Directors of Public Health. Jim has served as Interim President since 1st October, following the appointment of previous President
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Statement: Response to today’s Spending Review

October 27, 2021 in ADPH Updates, PH Funding, PH System

Prof Jim McManus, Interim President, Association of Directors of Public Health, said: It is unfathomable that the government has not prioritised public health funding in the wake of the worst
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Joint Statement: Call for long term funding certainty for councils in Spending Review

October 21, 2021 in ADPH Updates, PH Funding, PH System

Joint statement issued by the Local Government Association, Association of Directors of Education, Economy, Planning and Transport, Association of Directors of Public Health, Association of Directors of Children’s Services and
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Statement: Plan B for winter 2021

October 20, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection

Prof. Jim McManus, Interim President, Association of Directors of Public Health said: As the nights draw in and cases rise faster, we would encourage everyone to continue to play their
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ADPH Submission Summary: Spending Review 2021

October 5, 2021 in ADPH Updates, PH Funding

Download the pdf version here On 7 September, the Government formally launched the Spending Review 2021 (SR21), which will conclude on 27 October 2021 and set out the Government’s spending priorities over
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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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