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Paul Cosford

Emeritus Medical Director at Public Health England.

Paul Cosford joined PHE on 12 October 2012.

Prior to this, Paul led the national and local delivery of health protection services within the Health Protection Agency (HPA) from September 2010, and was acting Chief Executive of the HPA from October 2012 to February 2013.

Until 2010, he was the Regional Director of Public Health for the East of England leading:

strategies for health inequalities and health improvement (including tobacco and obesity control)

the health system’s response to pandemic flu

the reduction of healthcare associated infections.

Paul has an Honorary Professorship in Public Health at Chester University.

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See also: Company Public Health England (PHE) - Health protection agency.

Details last updated 10-Apr-2020

Paul Cosford News

What is 'Aussie' flu and should we be worried?

BBC - 08-Jan-2018

Aussie flu or H3N2 is an influenza A virus that appears to cause more severe infections in young ...