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
- 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
- Professor Dame Rennie Fritchie, is an Honorary Visiting
Professor at the University of York.