Annual public health conference 2013: better local health; realising the ambition - 26 February 2013

In preparation for the transfer of public health to local government, the Local Government Association's national annual conference on public health aims to analyse the implications for local government and public health: Highlighting work already being undertaken by councils and public health teams, with their partners and communities, and looking at ways to build on existing best practice to identify and tackle the challenges and opportunities of this new public health landscape.

Confirmed speakers include:
   Anna Soubry MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Public Health
   Ben Page, Chief Executive, Ipsos MORI
   Duncan Selbie Chief Executive Designate, Public Health England
   Mike Farrar, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation
   Carolyn Downs, Chief Executive, LGA
   Dr Janet Atherton President, Association of Directors of Public Health
   Councillor Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman, LGA (chair)
   David Brindle, Public Services Editor, 'The Guardian' (panel chair)