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John Newton

John Newton was appointed on 12 October 2012.

Career highlights:

- Regional Director of Public Health for NHS South Central
- Honorary Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology at the University of Manchester
- Director of Research and Development in two large NHS teaching hospitals (Southampton and Oxford)
first Director and CEO of UK Biobank

Health Matters: Midlife approaches to reduce dementia risk

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Welcome to the fourth edition of PHE’s Health Matters, a resource for public health professionals, which brings together important facts, figures and evidence of effective interventions to tackle major public health problems. This edition focuses on midlife approaches to reduce the …

Health Matters: Harmful drinking and alcohol dependence

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Welcome to the third edition of PHE’s Health Matters, a resource for public health professionals, which brings together important facts, figures and evidence of effective interventions to tackle major public health problems. In this edition we are turning our attention to …

Health Matters – a new resource for professionals

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Welcome to PHE’s Health Matters, a new resource for public health professionals, which brings together important facts, figures and evidence of effective (and cost-effective) interventions to tackle major public health problems. In creating Health Matters, we’ve been inspired and helped …