Public Health Medicine Committees

The Public Health Medicine Committee

The Public Health Medicine Committee (PHMC) meets three times a year, in early February, mid-May and early October, to discuss all matters affecting public health medicine and public health physicians.

Mirembe Wells is the secretary to the committee.

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The Public Health Medicine Registrars subcommittee (PHMRS)

The subcommittee meets three times a year, usually on the same day as the main Public Health Medicine Committee, to discuss issues of particular relevance to trainees.

The chair is Lucy-Jane Davis.

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The Public Health Medicine Consultative Committee (PHMCC)

Is made up of representatives of the Faculty of Public Health, the Public Health Medicine Committee, Unite and the Department of Health and meets to discuss issues relating to standards and the practice of public health medicine.

The chair is Professor Lindsey Davies, who is also the chair of the Faculty of Public Health (FPH).


The Welsh Committee for Public Health Medicine (WCPHM)

Considers and reports to the committee for public health medicine on matters peculiar to Wales, respecting the relationship of the medical profession in Wales to the Welsh Government. It keeps the central committee informed of the circumstances related to practice in Wales.

The committee normally meets three times a year with one meeting being an open meeting.

For any information on WCPHM committee, please contact Nadia Hughes on 02920 474610 or email

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News from the Public Health Conference 2014

The conference focused on public health's new role within local government, as well as debating the integration of health and social care.

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