NHS Five Year Plan: Implementation and Progress
- 08:30 - 16:00
- The Royal National Hotel, London
John is the President of the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) for a term of three years (2013-2016). In this role John chairs the Board, Executive Committee and Fellowship Committee and represents FPH on a number of related bodies.
John was North West Regional Director of Public Health and Regional Medical Officer from 1993 to 2006 and Director of Public Health and County Medical Officer for Cumbria from 2006 to 2013.
Born in Liverpool in 1947, he was educated at Quarry Bank High School in Liverpool, the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Medical School and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He specialised in psychiatry, general practice, family planning and reproductive medicine before entering public health in 1976.