Transforming Public Health Bulletin: issue 13, October 2012

Welcome to the October 2012 edition of the Transforming Public Health Bulletin. In this issue we provide an update on Public Health England, put the spotlight on regional public health teams, and provide latest news on the work of the … Read more → – Transforming Public Health Bulletin: issue 13, October 2012

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Directors of public health in local authorities: roles and responsibilities

Earlier this month, the Department of Health published guidance on the role of the director of public health in the new public health system. It describes the statutory and non-statutory elements of the role, and outlines arrangements that are designed … Read more → – Directors of public health in local authorities: roles and responsibilities

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The Cold Weather Plan for England – 2012

The Cold Weather Plan for England 2012 was issued on 26 October 2012. It is part of the wider suite of measures that the DH and the NHS are taking to protect individuals and communities from the effects of severe … Read more → – The Cold Weather Plan for England – 2012

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Health staff reminded to get flu jab

Health staff are being reminded to get vaccinated against flu to cut the risk of it spreading to patients and colleagues this winter. Frontline healthcare workers are more likely to be exposed to the influenza virus, particularly during winter months … Read more → – Health staff reminded to get flu jab

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New directors appointed for Public Health England

New directors for Public Health England have been appointed, Chief Executive Designate Duncan Selbie has announced. Duncan Selbie welcomed the appointment of members of the executive agency’s new senior management team. Find out more

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