Public Health Practice


In the NHS as a Consultant in Public Health, I led a wide range of public health areas including older people, eye services, sexual health, children’s services, teenage pregnancy, perinatal mortality, R&D, public health performance, as well as being Pan-Birmingham lead for cervical and breast screening.

My other professional activities include:

Honorary Professor in Epidemiology, Aston University Medical School

Honorary Consultant in Public Health, Public Health England

Honorary Consultant in Public Health, Shropshire Council

External Examiner – Manchester Medical School

Board Member – West Midlands School of Public Health (to 2016)

Accredited Public Health Trainer (2008-2016)

Programme Director, West Midlands Public Health Analyst Training Scheme (2012-16)

Consultant on-call, Staffordshire PCTs (2011-13)

Honorary Consultant in Public Health, Stoke-on-Trent PCT (2009-11)

Specialist Assessor, Faculty of Public Health (2004-14)

Member of Editorial Board and peer reviewer, Perspectives in Public Health (2009-14)

Director, UK Radon Council (2009-15, Representing the Royal Society for Public Health)

Visiting Professor in Epidemiology, Staffordshire University (2004-9)

External Examiner, University of The West of England, Faculty of Health & Social Care (2001-2004)

Regional Specialist Adviser to the Faculty of Public Health, West Midlands Region (2004-7)

Member of Specialist Development Committee, Faculty of Public Health (2004-7)

Member of Education and Faculty Advisers Committee, Faculty of Public Health (2004-7)

Specialist Visitor for Scotland, Faculty of Public Health (2004-7)

Honorary Lecturer in Public Health, University of Birmingham (2003-11)

Member of Public Health Training Committee, West Midlands Deanery (2004-7)

Member of Public Health Top-Up Steering Group, West Midlands Deanery (2004-7)

Member, West Midlands Perinatal Mortality Group (2005-7)

Member, Birmingham Research & Development Consortium Management Group (2004-9)

Member, Birmingham Sexual Health Joint Commissioning Group (2005-9)

Chair, Birmingham East & North PCT R&D Advisory Group (2004-9)