Duncan Selbie

Duncan Selbie is Chief Executive of Public Health England, the new public health body that will be the expert voice for public health when it is established in April 2013. He writes weekly on how PHE is developing and is keen to hear your views.

Transparency and openness will underpin PHE’s approach

Duncan Selbie says that World TB Day on Sunday is a great opportunity for raising awareness. I am glad to say that the Secretary of State has given the green light to begin work on implementing the commitment to bring non-medical … Read more → – Transparency and openness will underpin PHE’s approach

PHE has much to learn from Scotland’s work on addressing inequalities

Duncan Selbie: our aim is to understand what people most want of us and provide it. On Monday the CMO, Professor Dame Sally Davies, published volume two of her annual report focusing on infectious diseases and particularly the threats of … Read more → – PHE has much to learn from Scotland’s work on addressing inequalities

Mixed picture from UK Global Burden of Disease analysis

Duncan Selbie says Lancet analysis of UK Global Burden of Disease data is of ‘seminal importance’. Tuesday saw the publication in the Lancet of a special analysis of the UK data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. This was … Read more → – Mixed picture from UK Global Burden of Disease analysis

Appointment of six Centre Directors

Duncan Selbie announces appointments to six Centre Director posts, and commits PHE to working to improve the health outcomes of the homeless. I am very pleased to say that we have made appointments to six of our eight vacant Centre … Read more → – Appointment of six Centre Directors

Public Health England’s Centres and Regions

Duncan Selbie explains the regional structure of Public Health England, and how PHE will interact with other organisations on a local level. Our ‘Going Live’ work programme has drafted a short description of the roles of our 15 Centres and … Read more → – Public Health England’s Centres and Regions