Consultant in Health Protection
Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care providing; strategic leadership, research, advice and support for Government, local authorities and the NHS in protecting and improving the nation’s health.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and effective Locum Consultant in Health Protection.
As part of the North West, Health Protection Team and in collaboration as appropriate with relevant people in Field Services, CRCE, Emergency Planning Managers and the Directors of Public Health in the North West, the post-holder will contribute to provision of specialist advice and support locally to local authorities, hospitals, and primary care. S(he) will contribute to the investigation and management of a full range of health protection incidents (including outbreaks of diseases like meningitis, and food poisoning), and will contribute to surveillance, co-ordination, support and monitoring of the local implementation of local, regional and key national programmes and place based partnership working. The post-holder will also be responsible for dealing with chemical incidents and other health protection emergencies, in collaboration with other members of the Health Protection Team as appropriate.
For an informal chat please call Dr John Astbury on 0344 225 0852 option 2.
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