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, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities, Department of Health and Social Care

Honorary Consultant in Public Health, Shropshire Council (2010-19)

Chief External Examiner, University of Manchester, School of Medicine (2015-20)

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)