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Presentations delivered by Sir Liam on Health Inequalities, Healthcare Associated Infection and Health Promotion

Consists of 53 powerpoint presentations, including notes, used by Sir Liam during speeches and presentations given during his time as Chief Medical Officer regarding Health Inequalities, Healthcare Associated Infection, and Health Promotion to prevent diseases; specifically regarding alcohol, obesity, physical activity and nutrition, screening, sexual health and smoking. Also includes presentations given by others which support Sir Liam's campaigns.

Tobacco Control

Includes material specifically related to Sir Liam's major tobacco control and smoking cessation campaigns as covered in various Annual Reports (see related material).

On the State of the Public Health: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2002

Health issues covered in this report include;

Progress on 2001 recommendations;

The dangers of second-hand smoke (including recommendations on banning smoking in public places);

A study on West Nile virus including the risk of it spreading to England and need for surveillance and contingency plans;

Curbing England's obesity epidemic;

Patient safety in intrathecal chemotherapy treatment;

And tackling poor clinical practice by providing support and dealing more effectively with problem doctors.

Also included is a regional focus on some local problems, trends and initiatives across England.

On the State of the Public Health: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2003

Health issues covered in this report include;

Progress on 2001 and 2002 recommendations;

The harmful effects of smoking on people's skin;

The economic impact of smoke-free public places and work-places;

The importance of early detection and diagnosis of HIV;

A review of academic medicine and medical research;

And use of blood and safety in blood transfusions.

Also included is a regional focus on some local problems, trends and initiatives across England.

On the State of the Public Health: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2004

Health issues covered in this report include;

Progress on previous years' recommendations;

The undermining of price increases of tobacco (to reduce consumption) through smuggling;

Greater action and consistent standards of care on chronic obstructive pulomnary airways disease (COPD);

The posibilities for improving health through influencing food purchasing and procurement policies of public bodies;

An increase in occurences of gastroschisis in babies;

And concern over slow compliance of patient safety alerts in the NHS.

Also included is a regional focus on some local problems, trends and initiatives across England.

File of copies of Media Coverage relating to Sir Liam's work as Chief Medical Officer for May to October 2008

Consists of printed copies of web and newspaper media articles and transcripts of interviews given by Sir Liam on specific health and health care topics and campaigns.

These include;

Anti-Smoking Campaigns;

Medical Regulation and Revalidation;

Testing for Blood clots;

Obesity;

MMR Vaccination;

Global Health;

And Alcohol and Young People.

File of copies of Media Coverage relating to Sir Liam's work as Chief Medical Officer for May to October 2009

Third 6 monthly report. Consists of printed copies of web and newspaper media articles and transcripts of interviews given by Sir Liam on specific health and health care topics and campaigns.

These include;

Alcohol;

Heatwave;

Patient Safety;

Folic Acid;

Obesity;

Women Doctors;

Inauguration as Chancellor of Newcastle University;

Revalidation;

MMR Vaccine;

Smoking;

And chronic pain.

Letter to Sir Liam from Prime Minister Gordon Brown on his retirement from the role of Chief Medical Officer

The Prime Minister expresses his sadness at Sir Liam's decision to step down as Chief Medical Officer and pays tribute to his work on NHS Reform, quality of care, patient safety, personalised services, the smoking ban and organ donation. He also thanks him for remaining in post to help respond to the H1N1 Influenza Swine Flu epidemic.