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Éamonn O’Moore

Dr Éamonn O’Moore graduated in medicine from University College Dublin in 1991. He was appointed Director for Health & Justice in the newly formed Public Health England (PHE) in May 2013. He was appointed Director of the UK Collaborating Centre for the WHO Health in Prisons Programme (European Region) in July 2013. He had worked previously as with the Health Protection Agency as Director of Thames Valley Health Protection Unit (2008-2013) and as a public health consultant with Offender Health in the Department of Health (2005-2013). He also is a Specialty Doctor in Sexual Health and Lead Clinician the Newbury Saturday Sexual Health Service, part of the Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Throughout his career, he has worked to understand and meet the health and social care needs of vulnerable, marginalised or excluded people and communities. His research interests include prison health, migrant health, sexual health, HIV & BBVs, and health inequalities.

Data, pilots and evaluation: How to rebalance health inequalities in the criminal justice system

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It’s been one year since the launch in the House of Lords of “Rebalancing Act”: a resource developed by PHE, Home Office and Revolving Doors Agency, to support a broad range of local, regional and national stakeholders in understanding and …

The community dividend: why improving prisoner health is essential for public health

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One of PHE’s roles is to reduce the often large health inequalities that exist between the most deprived and the least deprived groups in England. A group suffering significant health inequalities are people in prisons and other places of detention, …

Hepatitis C: progress through partnership

Monday was World Hepatitis Day, the annual awareness raising day coordinated by the World Hepatitis Alliance. Over 170 organisations who work in the field of viral hepatitis, representing every region of the world are involved, and our own Dr. Helen Harris …