Statement: Response to today’s Spending Review

October 27, 2021 in ADPH Updates, PH Funding, PH System by Campbell Findlay

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 by Campbell Findlay

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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ADPH Submission Summary: Spending Review 2021

October 5, 2021 in ADPH Updates, PH Funding by Campbell Findlay

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 by Campbell Findlay

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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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 by Campbell Findlay

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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ADPH President appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England

September 3, 2021 in ADPH Updates, PH System by Campbell Findlay

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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Statement: Responding to the launch of the Office for Health Promotion

March 29, 2021 in ADPH Updates, PH System by Lucy Sutton

There are many positive aspects of the public health system reforms, including the key leadership role of the CMO in respect of the Office for Health Promotion and the establishment
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Statement: Responding to the launch of the UK Health Security Agency

March 24, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection, PH System by Campbell Findlay

Today’s announcement provides some clarity about the leadership of the UK Health Security Agency and we look forward to further details setting out the government’s wider approach to public health
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Statement: responding to the publication of the public health grant allocations

March 16, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection, PH Funding, PH System by Campbell Findlay

The public health grant allocations are too little, too late. After years of cuts, and in the context of COVID-19, we are dismayed that this settlement does not reflect the
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Statement: Response to The Department of Health and Social Care’s legislative proposals for a Health and Care Bill

February 11, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Integration & Devolution, PH System by Campbell Findlay

The proposals recognise the strong collaboration already happening between Directors of Public Health in local government and the NHS; and provide an opportunity to strengthen these relationships in the future. 
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