Read more about the first UK-wide Allied Health Professionals strategy and how looking beyond the NHS workforce to other professionals can help prevent illness, promote wellbeing and protect population health.
Linda Hindle is the Lead Allied Health Professional for Public Health England, responsible for increasing the contribution of the 12 Allied Health Professions to improving public health across England.
Linda’s previous roles include Consultant Dietitian, with responsibility for the strategic planning and commissioning of interventions to prevent and treat obesity across Birmingham; and Head of Birmingham Community Nutrition and Dietetic Service.
Other leadership roles included Professional Lead for Allied Health Professions in Birmingham Specialist Community Health Trust; and Professional Executive Committee member and Clinical Director in Eastern Birmingham Primary Care Trust. Linda is a member of the British Dietetic Association, currently serving on the BDA England Board and Chair of DOM UK, a specialist interest group for professionals working in obesity.
She has been actively involved in research and has written several book chapters related to dietetics and obesity.
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