AGM, DARE Lecture and Annual Awards Ceremony

07 Jun - 07 Jun 2018

City, University of London, Tait Building, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB,

 

We are very pleased to announce that this year’s AGM, DARE lecture and awards ceremony are to be held on Thursday 7 June 2018 at City, University of London in central London. These three events have been combined into a single “Faculty of Public Health” day to celebrate the work of the Faculty and its members, to welcome new members, to offer a stimulating lecture and to provide a valuable networking opportunity.

The timetable for the day is:

From 10am: Arrival

10.30-11.45: Annual general meeting (AGM)

11.45-12.30: Refreshments and networking

12.30-13.30: DARE lecture to be delivered by Professor Tim Lang, titled 'A post-Brexit Food Plan: filling the space vacated by HM Government’ and introduced by Professor Debra Salmon, Dean of the School of Health Sciences

13.30-15.00: Lunch and networking – lunch is open to all FPH members but a small donation of £5 is requested from members who are not award winners or speakers

15.00-18.00: Awards ceremony – a celebration of this year’s award and prize winners, and those admitted to distinction and honorary grades of membership

DARE LECTURE BACKGROUND

In 1983 a group of consultants and community physicians, protesting against the divisive pay rise awarded to doctors in the NHS (whilst other health staff had had to battle for a pay award half of that given to doctors) established the ‘Doctors’ Awards Redistribution Enterprise’ (DARE). The charity was initially funded from four year covenants made by these doctors, of the difference between the pay rise they received and that which they would have had, if they had been treated the same as other NHS staff. The money was used to fund new developments in the priority services and which would not have taken place otherwise. The DARE lecture is the legacy from this work and aims to challenge and stimulate debate on developments within the NHS.

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