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Policy Committees

Health, Policy and Advocacy Committee (HPAC)

Committee aims and objectives
  1. Support the FPH Board in setting strategic direction on matters relating to public health policy and advocacy.
  2. Work with the Policy, Advocacy and Communications Department to implement the work priorities and work programme relating to public health policy and advocacy agreed by the Board.
  3. Act as a decision making body to sign off a range of activities to ensure clear lines of accountability as required by the FPH’s risk management policy. (e.g. consultation responses, selection of FPH representatives on external bodies, statements and publications, endorsement of other organisation’s publications and events).
  4. To act, on behalf of FPH, as a point of contact and liaison with other UK bodies with an interest in public health.
  5. To advocate on public health issues on behalf of FPH through responding to consultations and developing policies.
  6. To respond to media enquiries on public health issues, including through providing media spokespeople and media statements.
Governance

The Health, Policy and Advocacy Committee supports the FPH Board through the Executive Committee in setting the strategic direction on matters relating to public health policy as well as act as a decision making body for the policy and communications function of FPH). The HPAC is chaired by the President who is the officer for the policy and communications function of FPH.

Meeting Frequency

HAPC meets quarterly – two face-to-face meetings/two teleconferences.

Committee Members
  • Professor Simon Capewell - Chair
  • Professor Christopher Packham
  • Ms Elizabeth Youard
  • Dr Emilia Crighton
  • Dr Gerald Waldron
  • Dr Stephen Monaghan
  • Dr Helen Walters
  • Dr Nicole Klynman
  • Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown
  • Dr Julie Cavanagh
  • Dr Ingrid Wolfe
  • Liz Skinner –  Senior Media and PR Officer
  • Mark Weiss – Senior Policy Officer
  • Femi Biyibi - Policy Officer

 

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Non-Communicable Disease Advisory Group

  • Dr Jennifer Mindell - Chair
  • Dr Helen Walters 
  • Professor Simon Capewell
  • Dr Christopher Birt
  • Dr James McManus
  • Ms Modi Mwatsama
  • Professor Paul Roderick
  • Professor Rajinder Bhopal
  • Dr Jennifer Mindell
  • Professor Frank Kee
  • Dr Jennifer Lisle
  • Professor Francesco Cappuccio
  • Ms Claire Beynon - Speciality Registrar
  • Mark Weiss – Senior Policy Officer
  • Femi Biyibi - Policy Officer

 

Committee Members

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Healthcare Public Health Committee

Committee Members
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    • Professor Christopher Packham Chair
    • Dr Mark Lambert, Deputy Chair
    • Dr Parul Desai
    • Dr Ashish Paul
    • Dr Victoria Owen-Smith
    • Dr Sally Pearson
    • Dr Sally Nelson
    • Dr Mark Kroese
    • Dr Claire O’Donnell
    • Dr Brian O’Suilleabhain
    • Dr Jonathan Howell
    • Mark Weiss, Policy Officer

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Health Protection Committee

The Health Protection Committee will be reconstituted during summer 2016. 

Documents

 

Committee Members

 

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Mental Health Committee

Committee Members

 

  • Professor Kam Bhui - Royal College of Psychiatrists representative
  • Dr Mel Conway - Consultant in Public Health Medicine, South Essex Partnership Trust
  • Dr Sarah Corlett - Consultant in Public Health Medicine, NHS Lambeth
  • Ms Sarah Crouch - Public Health Registrar, Greater London Authority
  • Dr Christina Gray - Associate Director Public Health, NHS Bristol
  • Mr Gregor Henderson - Wellbeing and Public Mental Health Adviser, Department of Health
  • Mr Liam Hughes - retired, formerly National Advisor for Healthy Communities, Local Government Improvement and Development
  • Dr Uy Hoang - Specialist Registrar and Academic Clinical Fellow in Public Health Oxford Deanery and University of Oxford
  • Dr Ann John - Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Mental Health, Consultant in Public Health (Public Health Wales)
  • Dr Marie McDevitt - Specialist in Public Health, NHS Stockport
  • Mr Lee Knifton - Senior Research Fellow, University Of Strathclyde
  • Mr Neil Quinn (co-chair) - Senior Lecturer, University of Strathclyde
  • Mrs Liz Skinner - Media and PR Officer
  • Ms Jude Stansfield - Independent Public Health Specialist
  • Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown (co-chair) - Professor of Public Health at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick
  • Ms Lindsey Stewart - Head of Health, Policy and Advocacy, FPH
  • Ms Diane Steiner - Specialty Registrar in Public Health

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