We need to rebuild our social fabric

August 5, 2019 in ADPH Updates, Blog

ADPH President Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy and Charlotte Augst, Chief Executive, National Voices look at what the recently published Green Paper means for patients and the VCSE. We have got
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Prevention proposals are welcome but require funding public health to make an impact

July 23, 2019 in ADPH Updates

We welcome the publication of the Government’s green paper on prevention, including the recognition of the integral part local authorities play. Only by putting prevention at the centre of all
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ADPH Statement: Tackling violence as a public health duty

July 15, 2019 in ADPH Updates

The Government has announced plans to legislate for a new public health duty on local councils and other public bodies to tackle serious violence. This follows a consultation which the
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Taking collective responsibility for a healthier society

July 4, 2019 in ADPH Updates, Blog

This is an adapted version of ADPH President Jeanelle de Gruchy’s speech in the conference plenary: ‘The future of care, health and wellbeing: opportunity, risk and ambition’ at the LGA
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A spending review for wellbeing? An idea whose time has come

May 31, 2019 in ADPH Updates, Blog

Guest blog by ADPH President Jeanelle de Gruchy for the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance To its great credit, New Zealand has become the first country in the world to produce
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It takes a village to raise a child

May 28, 2019 in ADPH Updates, Blog

Guest post by ADPH President Jeanelle de Gruchy for the NHS England blog The National Medical Director for NHS England and Improvement and the President of the Association of Directors
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