Public Health England

Public Health England has been established to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and to reduce inequalities. It will take up its full powers on 1 April 2013.

Meeting local public health challenges

Duncan Selbie looks at how local public health teams tackle the challenges in different geographies, and how Public Health England will be working with local authorities to improve the health of their populations. As I continue my visits to Local … Read more → – Meeting local public health challenges

Announcement of ring-fenced public health funding

In his first message of the new year, Duncan Selbie highlights the recent announcement of ring-fenced public health funding for local authorities and two further director appointments for Public Health England. Yesterday’s announcement by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for … Read more → – Announcement of ring-fenced public health funding

New appointments announced

Two new appointments are announced today. They are: Dr Rashmi Shukla – Regional Director for the Midlands and East of England, Public Health England Dr David Walker – Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health. Read biographies of … Read more → – New appointments announced

Plans for announcing ring-fenced funding for local authorities

Duncan Selbie highlights the new code of conduct for PHE staff plus further director appointments, and explains a short delay in the announcement of ring-fenced public health funding for local authorities. I had very much hoped we would be able to announce … Read more → – Plans for announcing ring-fenced funding for local authorities

New directors appointed for Public Health England

Chief Executive Designate Duncan Selbie today announced more director appointments for Public Health England. They are: Dr John Harrison – Interim Director for the Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards Dr Ann Hoskins – Director for Children and Young … Read more → – New directors appointed for Public Health England