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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Statement: Responding to the announcement from government on £1 billion funding for councils this winter

October 22, 2020 in ADPH Updates, Covid-19, Health Protection by Campbell Findlay

Directors of Public Health and their teams have been under enormous pressure since the start of the year leading COVID-19 prevention and outbreak management for their communities and any additional
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Protecting our communities: Pulling together to achieve sustainable suppression of SARS-CoV-2 and limit adverse impacts

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

Directors of Public Health are being asked to provide advice which balances the need for interventions to protect our communities from SARS-CoV-2 whilst minimising adverse impacts on the economy, social
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ADPH Submission: Comprehensive Spending Review 2020

September 25, 2020 in ADPH Updates, PH Funding, PH System, Policy Statements, Publications by Campbell Findlay

The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) is the representative body for Directors of Public Health (DsPH) in the UK. It seeks to improve and protect the health of
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