Log In
Monday 21st May 2018

Top doctor announces retirement

23rd December 2011

Wales’ chief medical officer Dr Tony Jewell is to step down next summer after six years in the post.

Dr Jewell, 61, had provided independent professional advice and guidance on health and healthcare matters to Welsh Government ministers and the Assembly and had championed a number of healthy lifestyle measures in Wales such as banning smoking in public places, reducing binge drinking and promoting physical activity. The Welsh government said Dr Jewell had played a key role in creating a new infrastructure for public health in Wales.


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Top doctor announces retirement
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 20665
Date Added: 23rd Dec 2011


Health Service Journal

Recent Related Articles

Health starts failing at 47 in some parts of England and Wales


Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles


M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2018