BACAPH is an independent, membership based, organisation. It has two chairs, one with a public health background and one with a background in paediatrics. Its work is overseen by an executive committee and is supported by an administrator. Executive committee members have a range of specific roles and are drawn from all four nations of the UK. The current committee members are:

Executive committee roles

RoleNameMore info
Chair (public health) Dr Ingrid Wolfe Director, Evelina London Child Health Programme Paediatric Public Health Consultant, Evelina London Children's Hospital, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Chair (paediatrics) Dr Simon Lenton Consultant Paediatrician in Community Child Health Bath, Bath and North East Somerset (retired)
Academic Dr Michelle Heys Associate Professor, Community Population Child Health, University College London
Advocacy Dr Guddi Singh Paediatric Registrar, based in London
Education and training Dr Rosie Kyeremateng Consultant Community Paediatrician
Paediatrics Dr Lucy Reynolds Paediatric Consultant, based in Scotland
Policy Dr Ann Hoskins Public Health Registrar
Public Health Dr Joanne McLean Public Health Registrar
Trainees Dr Catherine Black Paediatric Registrar, based in Northern Ireland

If you are interested in putting yourself forward for any of the executive committee roles, please contact us.

Although independent, BACAPH has close links to a number of organisations, in particular the Faculty of Public Health, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and the British Association for Community Child Health. BACAPH is represented by the two co-chairs who sit on the Faculty of Public Health policy and advocacy committee and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health policy committee.

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