As public health moves over to local government and Health and WellBeing boards are established some of the key players need to understand each better. Here is a quick list that highlights some similarities and differences. With thanks to some (anonymous) colleagues of a well known national organisation.
By the way – I have not put GPs down as being responsible for making strategic decisions – this is because I am still not convinced that ALL GPs will be personally making strategic decisions that affect whole populations – this is something that Councillors and DsPH are of course already responsible for.
What are your suggestions for similarities and differences – let me know and I’ll add them to the table.
You can download a copy of the table here – Table – Cllr; GP; DPH