The road ahead for the public’s health is one of great opportunity, and one we must seize with all our energy. Our CEO Duncan Selbie discusses prevention, PHE's new five year strategy and our first infection's disease strategy.
Duncan Selbie is the founding Chief Executive of Public Health England. Prior to 2013, he was Chief Executive of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, the regional teaching hospital for the south east of England. From 2003 to 2007 he was the Director General of Programmes and Performance for the NHS and subsequently its first Director General of Commissioning. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive of South East London Strategic Health Authority and before that Chief Executive of the South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust. He joined the NHS in January 1980.
Dear everyone Firstly, congratulations to the Right Honourable Matt Hancock MP who has been reappointed as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Prevention Green Paper This week saw the publication of the Prevention Green Paper, offering everyone the …
The Government has published a Prevention Green Paper setting out how it plans to embed the principle ‘prevention is better than cure’ across wider society. PHE’s Chief Executive Duncan Selbie discusses what this could mean for the public’s health.
Dear everyone Food, farming and countryside On Wednesday the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission (FFCC) published ‘Our Future in the Land’, a landmark report looking at practical ways for policymakers, businesses and communities to respond to environmental challenges that impact …
This week our CEO's message includes food and drink aimed at children and young people, smoking in England and our latest 10 Minute Shake Up campaign to get children moving.
This week our CEO's message includes information on the listeria outbreak, Ebola in the DRC, a new push on mental health, musculoskeletal conditions, a new population health framework for NHS trusts and water fluoridation.
Dear everyone New Chief Medical Officer and Deputy It is a pleasure to warmly welcome Professor Chris Whitty’s appointment as the next Chief Medical Officer to succeed Dame Professor Sally Davies. Chris blends a career of science, medicine and public …
This week our CEO's message includes a call for all NHS trusts to become smokefree, the benefits of Alcohol Care Teams in hospitals and our annual flu report.
This week our CEO's message looks at the importance of two MMR doses, the Well North Programme, policing and the public's health, and senior staff changes.
This week our CEO's message looks at the economic case for investing in prevention, a new study on the effects of the tobacco display ban, Mental Health Awareness Week, European Testing Week, and the upcoming Health Matters launch.