This week our Chief Executive's message covers Black Lives Matter and his commitment to recognising the excellence and promoting the wellbeing and visibility of our BAME colleagues, as well as a new study by the COVID-19 Genomics UK consortium, the NHS Health Checks review, and a surveillance study in schools across England.
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, our Chief Executive's message focuses on the findings of our review of disparities in the risks and outcomes from COVID-19, the regional 'R' numbers, the national heatwave and summer preparedness programme, a new ROI tool, and PHE Harlow's virtual exhibition.
This week, our Chief Executive's message focuses on the launch of NHS Test and Trace, the Joint Biosecurity Centre, serology surveillance data and a new study on antibodies and COVID-19 immunity, a new cancer diagnosis indicator, and PHE's Hepatitis C in England 2020 report.
This week, our Chief Executive's message focuses on the recruitment of 24,000 contact tracers, expanding PHE's local health protection teams, the new African Union COVID-19 Response Fund, and Mental Health Awareness Week.
This week our Chief Executive's message covers the Government's COVID-19 recovery strategy and a new Joint Biosecurity Centre, guidance for COVID-secure workplaces, antibody tests, the PHE Remit Letter for 2020-2021, and International Nurses Day.
Our Chief Executive's message this week covers the expansion of the Government's COVID-19 testing programme, the recruitment of 18,000 contact tracers, a new weekly dataset on COVID-19 cases and outbreaks in care homes, and a new method of reporting daily COVID-19 deaths.
This week our Chief Executive's message covers the Test, Track and Trace programme, the COVID-19 ethnicity review, staying at home during Ramadan, and PHE's new weekly COVID-19 surveillance report and infographic.
This week our Chief Executive's message covers the Government's new action plan for adult social care and increased COVID-19 testing in social care settings, new mental health advice on PHE's Every Mind Matters platform, the new COVID-19 dashboard, and the new senior leadership arrangements for PHE's regional teams.
This week our Chief Executive's message covers testing for COVID-19, new guidance that has been published on PPE, mental health and care of the deceased, a new WhatsApp chatbot tool for COVID-19 information, and the establishment of Public Health Scotland.
This week our Chief Executive's message covers shielding for the extremely vulnerable people at highest risk from coronavirus, the many volunteers that have signed up to support the NHS, and the results of the 2019 Civil Service People Survey.
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