Brexit campaign

Brexit is a watershed moment for public health: FPH is campaigning to ensure that a high standard of health is prioritised and protected at this crucial time as we negotiate our future relationship with the European Union. We’re looking for the healthiest and safest Brexit programme, which protects public health in the short term and enables public health improvement in the long-term in the UK and internationally.

FPH is making a strong case for prevention and public health in the Brexit negotiations and its central importance to our future economic prosperity. We aim to mitigate the risk of exacerbating inequalities, and ideally to support a levelling up of outcomes, through seeking the continued protection of existing law, strengthening our defence against infectious disease, and securing health-focused trade agreements.

Brexit Advisory Board and Project Group

FPH is pleased to introduce the members of our Brexit Advisory Board and Brexit Project Group.

The Advisory Board, convened in November 2017, is responsible for the governance and strategic direction of the Brexit project. Board members represent the public health interests and perspectives of diverse communities across the country and are experts in public health practice and policy at the local and national level. The Board meets quarterly.

The Brexit Project Group is responsible for the delivery of FPH’s Brexit project. Members are drawn from the staff team in FPH’s Policy & Communications Department and Specialist Registrars in public health from across the country.

John Middleton, President, FPH

Steve Watkins, Vice President for Policy, FPH
Neil Squires, Director of Global Public Health, Public Health England
Sumina Azam, Consultant in Public Health, Public Health Wales
Alison McCallum, Director of Public Health and Health Policy, NHS Lothian
Modi Mwatsama, Director: Policy & Global Health, UK Health Forum
Jane Landon, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, UK Health Forum
Paul Belcher, Independent expert on EU Health Policy
Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health
Heather Lodge, Coordinator, UK Public Health Network
Mark Weiss, Brexit Project Group Lead / Senior Policy Officer, FPH
Lisa Plotkin, Policy Officer, FPH
Haidee O’Donnell, Senior Media and Communications Officer, FPH
Angus Baldwin, Director of Policy and Communications, FPH
Tristan Holland, Membership Manager, FPH
Grace Norman, Public Health Speciality Registrar
Emily Dobell, Public Health Speciality Registrar
Rhosyn Harris, Public Health Specialty Registrar
Danielle Solomon, Public Health Specialty Registrar
Jonny Currie, Public Health Specialty Registrar
Mary Dallat, Public Health Specialty Registrar

Mark Weiss Brexit Project Group Lead / Senior Policy Officer, FPH
Lisa Plotkin Policy Officer, FPH
Haidee O’Donnell Senior Media and Communications Officer, FPH
Angus Baldwin Director of Policy and Communications, FPH
Tristan Holland Membership Manager, FPH
Grace Norman Public Health Speciality Registrar
Emily Dobell Public Health Speciality Registrar
Rhosyn Harris Public Health Specialty Registrar
Danielle Solomon Public Health Specialty Registrar
Jonny Currie Public Health Specialty Registrar
Mary Dallat Public Health Specialty Registrar

We’d love your support

We’re looking to create informal networks of FPH members who are particularly interested in this topic who we can involve in our campaign on a regular basis. Click here to find out how you can get involved. 

 

 

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