Presidential Blog – The Season of Goodwill

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

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 by Campbell Findlay

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 by Campbell Findlay

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 by Campbell Findlay

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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Statement: Plan B for winter 2021

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

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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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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Statement: Response to the publication of the Government’s Autumn and Winter Covid Plan

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

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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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 by Campbell Findlay

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 by Campbell Findlay

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 the independent review of drugs

July 8, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Alcohol and Drugs by Lucy Sutton

On 8th July, Dame Carol Black published part two of her independent review of drugs. Alice Wiseman, Alcohol and Drugs Lead, Association of Directors of Public Health, said: Dame Carol
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