Tagged: public health

Timeline for developing Public Health England

Anita Marsland

The timeline for the development of Public Health England – the new public health system – has been outlined by Anita Marsland (left), the Transition Managing Director for PHE. PHE, which is due to be in place in April 2012, … Continue reading

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Dudley health professionals discuss modernisation

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley today met health professionals and officials in Dudley to discuss the local impact of the modernisation of health and care. In a round table discussion with GPs and health partners from social care, public health, the … Continue reading

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Case study: Leicestershire aims to build on successful partnership working for health and wellbeing board

Leicestershire’s health and wellbeing board will be one of the first shadow boards to go live in April, thanks to its successful record of local partnership working, and will build on a year of closer joint working between the county … Continue reading

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Key decision makers in one place at one time

Jonathan Hildebrand

The new health and well-being board is ‘an opportunity to have key decision makers in one place at one time’, says Jonathan Hildebrand, Joint Director of Public Health, Royal Borough of Kingston and NHS Kingston. He was speaking at a … Continue reading

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Combining strengths of NHS commissioning and local authorities

Sarah Price, Director of Public Health Islington

The new health and wellbeing boards will ‘provide us with an opportunity to bring together the strengths of NHS commissioning with the much wider influence the council has over a defined population’, says Sarah Price, Director of Public Health, London … Continue reading

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Focusing on health issues and the way forward

Matthew Cole, Joint Director of Public Health, Barking and Dagenham

The new health and wellbeing board will ‘really focus on what are the real health issues for Barking and Dagenham and what is the way forward through commissioning plans’, says Matthew Cole, Joint Director of Public Health, London Borough of … Continue reading

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Improving the health of local people

Brian McCloskey

Brian McCloskey, London Director of the Health Protection Agency, talks about the opportunities and challenges for local authorities that are provided by the new health and wellbeing boards. He was speaking at a conference on implementing the public health White … Continue reading

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Putting residents at the centre

John Powell

The new health and wellbeing boards will ‘provide us with the opportunity to think strategically about how we can improve the health and wellbeing of residents’, says John Powell, Director of Adult Social Services for the London Borough of Redbridge. … Continue reading

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Consultations on modernisation still open

Several consultations relating to the modernisation of health and care are still open. We want your views and there are various ways you can learn more about these consultations and have your say. The consultations, which close on 31 March, … Continue reading

New opportunities to improve local health

Anne Milton

The opportunities for local communities to improve health in their area have been outlined by Public Health Minister Anne Milton (left). Those working in public health will have the ability to plan and deliver local strategies for their communities now … Continue reading