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Explainer: Local Outbreak Plans

June 30, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19 by admin

 The ADPH has developed this ‘explainer’ about Local Outbreak Plans to support stakeholders, the media and the public in understanding what they are and how they will work.   Key messages  Local Outbreak Plans are designed to:   Prevent spread  Encouraging
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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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Responding to Covid-19: a perspective from Barnet

June 23, 2020 in #adayinthelifeofadph, ADPH Updates by admin

Dr Tamara Djuretic, Barnet Council Director of Public Health  London was the first part of the country to see a surge in coronavirus cases – and as Director of Public Health
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Guiding Principles for Effective Management of COVID-19 at a Local Level

June 12, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by admin

This document is intended to outline principles for the design of COVID-19 Local Outbreak Plans led by the Director of Public Health at Upper Tier Local Authority level, working with
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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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Statement of Principles – COVID-19: Contact Tracing

May 18, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by admin

Introduction   This paper sets out a ‘Statement of Principles’ which the Association of Directors of Public Health believes should underpin a coherent approach to contact tracing and how it links to the nationally led Test, Track and Trace
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COVID-19 Prioritisation of Sexual & Reproductive Health Services

April 8, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Sexual and Reproductive Health by Lucy Sutton

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and its impact on maintaining ‘business as usual’ across health and social care; NHS England and Local Government were tasked with undertaking
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FPH and ADPH Joint Statement on COVID-19

April 2, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19 by admin

The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) and the Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) are immensely proud of the role the UK public health workforce is playing in response
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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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