Directors of Public Health report loss of resources

The Association of Directors of Public Health have been surveying their members.  Asking about resources they found that since November 2011 over half had lost resources:

We asked whether there had been a loss of PH capacity since November 2011 (our last transition survey).

  • Loss of DsPH and / or Deputy or Assistant DPH = 12 (16%)
  • Loss of Consultant in PH = 13 (17%)
  • Loss of other Specialists = 12 (16%)
  • Loss of other staff = 29 (38%)
  • Loss of programme funding = 10 (13%)
  • 33 (43%) did not report a loss of capacity
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