Plenary session 2 at the Faculty of Public Health annual conference, on Wednesday 7 July.
Chaired by Dr Liz Scott, Treasurer at Faculty of Public Health, and panel members Tony Jewell, Chief Medical Officer Wales, Laura Donnelly, Health Correspondent of the Sunday Telegraph, Sarah Boseley, Health Editor of the Guardian, and Lindsey Davies, Former National Director of Pandemic Influenza Preparedness.
The June 2010 edition of FPHs quarterly magazine, Public Health Today, is now available and full of the usual mix of health news, interviews, opinion and reportage. In anticipation of the Faculty’s annual conference (for more info on the conference visit www.fphconference.org) key note speaker Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson speaks about her involvement with the Women’s Sports and Fitness Foundation. Dr Harry Burns, Scotland’s Chief Medical officer discusses public health matters with the Faculty and why alcohol and early years cares are top of his list of priorities. This quarters featured theme is the coalition Governments QIPP agenda; and a selection of articles discussing inevitable budget cuts, the possible cessation of low value services and NICE’s contribution to the QIPP agenda to be found inside.
The incoming FPH President Lindsey Davies speaks to Suvi Kingsley about the Faculty, its future and her career. The video of this interview is hosted on the FPH Youtube channel (www.youtube.com/UKFPH).
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