The Forum is holding a Joint Member Meeting with Haemophilia Scotland on:
We have invited two speakers to give a talk on their respective roles and fields of expertise:
We will also provide the latest updates on the UK Public Inquiry, whose Chair we expect to be announced this week before Christmas, and the key discussions both organisations have had with Damian Green and the Cabinet Office at Number 10.
We would urge all members to attend this meeting if they possibly can. A registration page has been set-up so please click on this link to register for this event as soon as you can as this will help give us an indication of numbers indending to attend.
David Knowles heads up the SIBSS Advisory Group meetings and leads on the operations of the Scottish Scheme.
Professor David Goldberg is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine and a Consultant Clinical Epidemiologist.
He is responsible for the Health Protection Scotland group dealing with Blood Borne Viruses, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Respiratory Infections, and is a Lead on Hepatitis (B and C) and HIV/STI programmes of work.
Professor Goldberg is a former Henry Mechan Professor of Public Health, University of Glasgow. He was Deputy Director of Health Protection Scotland and former Acting Director of the Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health. He serves on several UK and Scottish Committees and is involved in the postgraduate supervision and teaching of students affiliated to the University of Glasgow. He is Professor of Public Health at Glasgow Caledonian University and an Honorary Professor of Public Health at the University of Glasgow.
Significant work includes: