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Through this website I provide my commentaries, analyses and reflections on disasters, climate change and health.
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Latest Blog Posts
- Funding for LRFsIn the United Kingdom, Local Resilience Forums (LRFs) are non-statutory bodies designed to provide a single platform to bring together those partners with responsibilities under the Civil Contingencies Act (2004) Contingency Planning Regulations (2005). LRFs, much like the wider world of emergency management, are often shrouded in mystery unless you […]
- The ICS White PaperMany existing statutory and non-statutory requirements underpin the work of Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) across the NHS in England. Primary drivers include the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (CCA 2004) and supporting Contingency Planning Regulations 2005, the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (HSCA 2012), the NHS England EPRR Framework 2015 and the NHS Core Standards for EPRR. The CCA 2004 and its Regulations mandate a set […]
- Destination VaccinationIt has been a number of months since I last put digital pen to paper through my blog, but it feels like only a number of days. In the time that has passed since the Health Secretary made a newspaper announcement that he was to axe Public Health England, the […]