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Andrew Lansley and Sally Davies to headline at FPH Conference

Andrew Lansley and Sally Davies are to set out their vision for public health and the reforms in England.

The Secretary of State for Health and the Chief Medical Officer for England will deliver keynote speeches at the UK Faculty of Public Health’s annual conference at the University of Birmingham on Monday 4 July.

The conference will bring together some of the biggest names in public health, health policy, industry, journalism, local government and sport to debate the major challenges facing public health in these changing times.

High profile speakers and chairs include:

  • Roy Lilley, NHS writer and commentator
  • Christina McAnea, Head of Health, UNISON
  • Mark Britnell, Global Head of Health, KPMG
  • Melanie Leech, Director General, Food and Drink Federation
  • Massoud Fouladi, Medical Director and co-founder, Circle
  • Simon Morgan, Head of Community Development, The Premier League
  • Seymour Fortescue, Chairman, The Portman Group
  • Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, City University
  • Ian Gilmore, RCP Advisor on Alcohol
  • Mike Kelly, Director for the Centre of Public Health Excellence, NICE
  • Dominic King, co-author of Mindspace
  • Frank Atherton, President, Association of Directors of Public Health
  • Stephen Sutton, Professor of Behavioural Science, Cambridge University
  • Denis Campbell, Health Correspondent, The Guardian
  • Kate Pickett, co-author The Spirit Level
  • Andrew Cozens, Strategic Advisor for Children, Adults and Health Services, LGID
  • Richard Hoey, Editor, Pulse magazine.

Sessions will cover the key themes of public health reforms in England, challenging issues such as mental health, inequalities and behaviour change, and a new approach to public health, including industry involvement in public health and the provision of health services.

The event will also see the formal incorporation of the UK Public Health Association into FPH at the FPH Annual Awards Ceremony.

Press tickets are available by emailing or   or calling them on 020 7935 3115/0243.

Register for the conference.

Written: 22/06/2011 , last modified: 08/07/2011