The Cancer Taskforce launched its strategy this week. The strategy considers how to deliver better prevention, swifter diagnosis and improved treatment and care for all cancer patients. PHE played a significant part in its development. All of the priorities highlighted …
John Newton was appointed on 12 October 2012.
- 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
This week marks the start of National Cancer Intelligence Network’s (NCIN) annual Cancer Outcomes Conference; one of the largest and most exciting cancer conferences in the UK. It is not only where new findings on cancer are launched and presented, but …
On 1 April 2013 the regional Public Health Observatories (PHOs) transferred along with the specialist observatories and the National Cancer Intelligence Network into PHE as a single Knowledge and Intelligence service for England. It was, and still is, a momentous …
A question I often ask, as I talk to meetings and groups, is “which of the following is the commonest cause of premature death in your area?” Cancer Cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke). Liver disease Lung disease What do …
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