Statement: Responding to the announcement on the pilot events programme

April 8, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19 by Lucy Sutton

The pilot events announced by the Government are essential to generating an evidence base about how they can operate as we aim to live safely with COVID-19 for the foreseeable
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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: responding to new weight management services funding

March 4, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection, Obesity, nutrition and physical activity by Campbell Findlay

Whilst we welcome this additional funding for weight management services, we need urgent action and investment to promote healthy places and address the environmental, social and economic factors which cause
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Guidance: Living Safely with Covid: Moving toward a Strategy for Sustainable Exit from the Pandemic

February 26, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Directors of Public Health (DsPH), their teams and partners have been working tirelessly for over a year now with absolute determination to protect the health, wellbeing, and livelihoods of the communities they
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Statement: Responding to the Prime Minister’s announcement of a roadmap out of the national lockdown

February 22, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Whilst we cannot afford to endure an endless cycle of lockdowns forever, neither can we accept high levels of COVID-19. That is why the Government is right to take a
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Explainer: COVID-19 Vaccination

January 11, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Key messages  The continuing development and deployment of vaccines at scale over the next few months adds a powerful tool to a broader combination strategy aimed at preventing and suppressing
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Statement: Response to announcement of national lockdown

January 5, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

“As the 4 UK Chief Medical Officers outlined in their statement yesterday, COVID-19 cases are rising at an alarming rate and without strong action there is a serious risk that
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Statement: Christmas period

December 16, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

This year has been like no other – with the whole country making extraordinary sacrifices to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and save lives. It is therefore understandable that many
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Statement: Response to NAO report on NHS Test and Trace

December 11, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

This interim report from the National Audit Office on the NHS Test and Trace Service comprehensively details its development, progress, and challenges – including the perspective of Directors of Public
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