Public Health England has released provisional estimates of life expectancy at birth for 2020. Find out how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on levels of mortality and inequality in England in 2020.
Allan is the Associate Director of the London Knowledge and Intelligence Team within Public Health England. Within the network of KITs, he leads work on analysis of health inequalities, including delivery of the overarching indicators in the Public Health Outcomes Framework. Allan also leads the team’s work to support London stakeholders by providing a public health intelligence service.
Before joining Public Health England, Allan was Head of Public Health Intelligence at the London Health Observatory, and before that he was at the Office for National Statistics, working on health inequalities and analysis of mortality data. Allan has an MSc in Health Sciences from St George’s, University of London.
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