ADPH Presidential blog: Public health is not just for emergencies!

July 26, 2022 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Heather Partridge

Public health first “shot to fame” at the time of the Salisbury poisonings. It returned to prominence during the pandemic and continues to be in the spotlight as we work
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Comment on new Women’s Health Strategy for England

July 21, 2022 in ADPH Updates, PH Funding, Sexual and Reproductive Health by Heather Partridge

Jim McManus, President of the Association of Directors of Public Health, has welcomed the new women’s health strategy, published by Government:   “This new 10 year strategy, published yesterday, presents
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£51m urgently needed to stop monkeypox becoming endemic in the UK

July 12, 2022 in ADPH Updates, Health Protection, PH Funding, Sexual and Reproductive Health by Heather Partridge

Hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses needed to curb the outbreak  Financial support must be given to those isolating with monkeypox Unsustainable pressure on sexual health services as cases rise
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Health Disparities White Paper Consensus Statement

July 12, 2022 in ADPH Updates by Heather Partridge

As a coalition of 47 organisations and charities, we challenge the UK Government to be bold on health by putting the prevention agenda front and centre of the levelling up
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ADPH Consultation Response: Mental health and wellbeing plan: discussion paper

July 8, 2022 in ADPH Updates, Mental Health by Heather Partridge

The ADPH welcomes the opportunity to provide written evidence to the DHSC consultation on the mental health and wellbeing plan. DsPH and public health teams within local authorities are well
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Protecting the public from being harmed or exploited by gambling and the gambling industry

June 14, 2022 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Commercial Determinants of Health by Heather Partridge

Greg Fell, Vice President, Association of Directors of Public Health and Professor Maggie Rae, President, Faculty of Public Health have written to the Rt Hon Chris Philp MP, Parliamentary Under
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Food Strategy: ‘a missed opportunity’

June 13, 2022 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Children, Young People and Familes, Commercial Determinants of Health, Obesity, nutrition and physical activity by Heather Partridge

ADPH responds to today’s publication of the Government’s Food Strategy  The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) has expressed its disappointment in the Government’s Food Strategy, published today.  Henry
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DsPH ready to play a pivotal role in ‘Making Smoking Obsolete’

June 9, 2022 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Tobacco by Heather Partridge

ADPH responds to today’s publication of Javed Khan OBE’s independent tobacco review, ‘Making Smoking Obsolete’  The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) has welcomed today’s report by Javed Khan
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ADPH Presidential blog: Reflections on being persistent, consistent and insistent

May 24, 2022 in ADPH Updates, Blog by Heather Partridge

Jim McManus, President, Association of Directors of Public Health  I am now sixth months into my Presidential term at ADPH which, following on from our AGM last week, feels like
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Comment on NIHR research: ‘How can local authorities reduce obesity’

May 19, 2022 in ADPH Updates, Blog, Obesity, nutrition and physical activity by Heather Partridge

Greg Fell, Vice President, Association of Directors of Public Health (UK)  We very much welcome the publication of today’s review of research into obesity put together by the NIHR –
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