Events

Ten Years of the Sustainable Development Unit in the National Health Service and Public Health England: Lessons for Tasmania’s Health System

Summary

Public lecture presented by Dr David Pencheon, hosted by the School of Medicine

Start Date

24th May 2018 6:00pm

End Date

24th May 2018 7:00pm

Venue

Lecture Theatre2, Medical Science Precinct, Liverpool Street, Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

RSVP to Office.SOM@utas.edu.au by Friday 18 May 2018 - Enquiries: 6226 4830

imageDr David Pencheon, the founding Director of the NHS Sustainable Development Unit since its formation in 2007, has recently retired from this position.

The NHS SDU provides leadership, support and policy input to ensure the NHS in England is the leading public sector organisation in promoting sustainable development and mitigating climate change.

Previously, David was Director of the NHS Eastern Region Public Health Observatory from 2001 to 2007, serving the East of England. He has worked as joint Director of Public Health, a Public Health Training Programme Director in the East of England with the NHS R&D programme and in China in the early 1990s with Save the Children Fund (UK). Prior to that he was a practising clinician in secondary care.