Professor Jim McManus elected ADPH President

November 11, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Campbell Findlay

Professor Jim McManus has been elected President of the Association of Directors of Public Health. Jim has served as Interim President since 1st October, following the appointment of previous President
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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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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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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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The Last Word: Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy

September 29, 2021 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Campbell Findlay

My final blog for the ADPH – and as a jobbing Director of Public Health – starts with my heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the opportunity to serve fellow Directors
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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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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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