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Chief Medical Officer to address York Health Symposium

Posted on 3 February 2003

Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, the Government's Chief Medical Officer will address staff from a wide range of public and private sector organisations at the Seventh York Health Symposium at York Racecourse on Thursday 27 March. The title of his talk is : 'Workforce Health - The Wider Context'.

Liam Donaldson will be the keynote speaker at the Symposium. Other speakers will include Professor Michael West (Aston Business School) on: 'Workforce Health - The Evidence'. Three speakers, Michael Gooddie (GNER), John Lacey (North Yorkshire Police) and Jim Brooks (Kingston Upon Hull City Council) will give three perspectives on: 'Workforce Health - The economic and Service Impact of Stress and Unhealthy Staff'.

The Symposium will be chaired by Professor Dame Rennie Fritchie, the Commissioner for Public Appointments.

Notes to editors:

  • Over a 30 year career, Professor Sir Liam Donaldson has worked in all sectors of health care: hospital medicine, general practice, public health, academic medicine, health service management and central government.
  • Professor Michael West is Director of Research and Professor of Organisational Psychology at Aston Business School. He has also been a member of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics since 1991.
  • Michael Gooddie is Director of Human Resources at GNER. He joined GNER in 1998 from British Airways. Prior to this he spent ten years with the oil company Shell.
  • John Lacey is Chief Superintendent for North Yorkshire Police, and has been in the Police Service since 1969.
  • Jim Brooks is the Chief Executive of Kingston Upon Hull City Council.
  • Professor Dame Rennie Fritchie, is an Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of York.

Contact details

David Garner
Senior Press Officer

Tel: +44 (0)1904 322153