The Last Word: Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy

September 29, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Campbell Findlay

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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Living with COVID: The next step on the roadmap

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

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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ADPH Presidential blog: Time to reset the strategy

November 10, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health We are, once again, being called upon to take firmer individual and collective action to keep each other safe. The national lockdown is
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ADPH Presidential Blog: The Path Ahead

September 17, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health It is now abundantly clear that we are experiencing an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases and we, as a
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The public health system – redesign during a pandemic

August 20, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health Arguably the time to ensure that we have national organisations able to cope with the surge of an inevitable
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ADPH Presidential Blog: The State of Data

July 17, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Covid-19 by admin

Talking with a Director of Public Health this week, we commented that never in our wildest imagination as public health trainees did we rehearse the scenarios of heated political and
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Statues and Coronavirus

June 25, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Covid-19 by Nicola Close

Nicola Close, Chief Executive, Association of Directors of Public Health I was reminded last weekend of the conundrum: how tolerant should we be of intolerance? I am a ‘takes all
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ADPH Presidential Blog: A time for steady leadership, careful preparation and measured steps

May 31, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Covid-19, Health Protection by admin

COVID-19 has already taken a huge social and economic toll on our nation – and the reality is that it will continue to do so for some time. We are
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A day in the life of…

March 23, 2020 in #adayinthelifeofadph, ADPH Updates, Blog, Covid-19 by admin

Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy talks about her role as ADPH President during the response to COVID-19 and thanks Directors of Public Health for their energy, experience and calm leadership.  This
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The nation’s new year’s resolution

January 30, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Teresa Grandi

A blog based on the presentation by ADPH President Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy on: factors influencing public health in England and priorities for policy for improving healthy life expectancy at
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