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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Joint Statement: Targeted Community Testing

November 27, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Joint Statement from the Association of Directors of Public Health and the Faculty of Public Health on Targeted Community Testing  The Association of Directors of Public Health and the Faculty
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Statement: Response to the Spending Review

November 25, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health COVID-19 has shone a light on the knowledge, expertise, and skills of Directors of Public Health and their teams.
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ADPH Presidential blog: Time to reset the strategy

November 10, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health We are, once again, being called upon to take firmer individual and collective action to keep each other safe. The national lockdown is
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Statement: Mass testing

November 9, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

The ‘mass testing’ pilots, in Liverpool and elsewhere, are vital to help build knowledge and understanding of the complex aspects of the testing proposition and the related science, logistics and public engagement. Several Directors
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Explainer: Test and Trace Service

October 30, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection, Publications by Campbell Findlay

Introduction   The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) has consistently advocated for a ‘team of teams’ approach to contract tracing and testing, with the responsibilities of each part of the system,
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