PHE’s Chief Executive Duncan Selbie reflects on an eventful 2018 and looks to the year ahead in his final Friday message of the year.
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.
This week the Friday message includes our work programme with Pakistan, funding to help improve the lives of those affected by alcohol, and London becoming the first city to achieve 95-95-95, surpassing the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets for HIV diagnosis, treatment and viral suppression.
Our CEO's weekly message covers important discussions about prevention from the Singapore ministerial conference on diabetes, changes to our National Infection Service leadership, our Disease Detectives series and ten years of the Climate Change Act.
This week the Friday message includes the hepatitis C treatment monitoring in England report, National HIV Testing Week, the findings of a survey exploring the public’s perception of obesity, and the fifth report of the Lancet Standing Commission on Liver Disease in the UK.
This week the Friday message includes news about how PHE Directors will integrate with the new NHS regional structure, the latest Health Matters edition on air pollution, and the ‘Help Us, Help You’ marketing campaign.
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PHE’s Chief Executive Duncan Selbie explains why the Secretary of State’s prevention vision is a transformative moment for public health.
This week the Friday message includes the third phase of our Protect Against STIs campaign, our new End of Life and Palliative Care Atlas, and our annual alcohol and drug treatment statistics.
This week our CEO's message include the latest Global Burden of Disease data, an announcement on folic acid, PHE's Keep Antibiotics Working campaign and our planning for PHE Harlow.
This week our CEO Duncan Selbie's Friday message includes a focus on loneliness and the health and wellbeing of people living in rural areas as well as physical inactivity and measles vaccination.