The lazy language of ‘lifestyles’ – let’s rid this from our talk about prevention

April 17, 2019 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Teresa Grandi

By Jeanelle de Gruchy, President ADPH I’m writing this blog as I drink my flat white following my yoga class where the yoga teacher was wearing a fab ‘Carbs and
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Guest blog: A way forward on PrEP

March 1, 2019 in ADPH Updates, Blog by admin

by Professor Jim McManus, ADPH Vice President As Scotland issues its report into the first year of PrEP for HIV, there is a fair amount of debate going on about where
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The NHS Long Term Plan – let’s stop the ‘us and them’

January 18, 2019 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Lucy Sutton

The NHS Long Term Plan has finally arrived. There is much in the plan that Directors of Public Health would support:  The shift in focus to primary and community services
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200 Days On – My Reflections as ADPH President

December 6, 2018 in ADPH Updates, Blog by admin

  (given as the introduction to the December 2018 ADPH annual conference)   It’s 200 days today since I was inaugurated as President of the ADPH. Usually Presidents get asked what they’ve achieved in their first 100
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Tackling alcohol, challenging the norm

September 28, 2018 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Publications by admin

I remember arriving in the UK as a Junior Doctor to work in the NHS in the mid-90s. The nurses were my new friends, and I used to join them
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Presidential Inauguration Address

May 24, 2018 in Blog by admin

I first arrived in the UK in the late 90s – in those days, flights from South Africa still allowed smoking. You could be in a non-smokers seat just where
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Moving on

October 27, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Andrew Furber

It is with mixed emotions that I start this blog with the news that I am moving on from the role of ADPH President. In early 2018 I will join
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ADPH Cycling – Guest blog

August 15, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Blog by admin

I can clearly remember getting the dreaded email from Tim Allison saying that he and his team were planning to start their annual public health bike challenge in sunny Southport
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Employment and the public’s health: what is the role of the DPH?

June 30, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Andrew Furber

None of us can be in any doubt that having a good job is an important determinant of our health and wellbeing. And losing your job is one of life’s
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Manchester

May 26, 2017 in Blog by Andrew Furber

As I write this blog the latest terrorist atrocity in the UK is still unfolding in Manchester. Parents are still hoping to find their children. Students are wondering if they
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