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ROWLAND, John (1877 - 1941), late Chairman of Welsh Board of Health

Huddersfield, the Improvement Commissioners, the General Board of Health, and the Local Government Act

HODGES, Kenneth Henry (1915 - 1961), Chairman, Welsh Board of Health, since 1958

DAVIES, Harold Haydn (1897 - 1982), Chairman Welsh Board of Health, 1952–57; retired

JONES, Eric Kyffin (1896 - 1977), Chairman, Welsh Board of Health, 1961–August 1962

Evaluating health research funding in Ireland: assessing the impacts of the Health Research Board of Ireland's funding activities

Ill-health retirement among healthcare workers in the Southern Health Board of the Republic of Ireland

PAIGE, Victor Grellier (1925 - 2012), Chairman, National Health Service Management Board, and Second Permanent Secretary, Department of Health and Social Security, 1985–86

ZEALLEY, Helen Elizabeth (born 1940), Director of Public Health and Chief Administrative Medical Officer, 1988–2000, Executive Director, 1991–2000, Lothian Health Board

FRANZ, Kevin Gerhard (born 1953), Head, Department of Pastoral and Spiritual Care, Mental Health Partnerships, Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board, since 2009

FORWELL, George Dick (born 1928), Chief Administrative Medical Officer, 1973–93, and Director of Public Health, 1989–93, Greater Glasgow Health Board

VAUDIN, William Marshall (1866 - 1919), Superintendent of Public Works and Surveys since 1901, and Chairman of the Local Board of Health since 1902; Chairman of the Agricultural Board, 1915, Seychelles

WILD, (John) Robin (born 1941), Chief Dental Officer, Department of Health, 1997–2000; Consultant in Dental Public Health, Dumfries and Galloway Health Board, 2005–07

THOMPSON, J. Ashburton (1846 - 1915), JP; Chief Medical Officer of the Government of New South Wales; President of the Board of Health; Permanent Head, Department of Public Health, 1896–1914

ARMSTRONG, William George (1859 - 1941), Fellow, Royal Sanitary Institute; Member, New South Wales Board of Health; Member, City of Sydney Building Advisory Committee; Major, AAMC (retired list); late Director-General of Public Health, New South Wales, and President of the Board of Health; late Lecturer and Examiner in Public Health, University of Sydney

SAUNDERS, William Philip (born 1948), Professor of Endodontology, University of Dundee, 2000–13, now Emeritus; Hon. Consultant in Restorative Dentistry: Greater Glasgow Health Board, 1988–2000; Tayside Health Board, 2000–13; Dean, Dental Faculty, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, since 2014

EXTRACTS from Appendix (A) to the Report of the General Board of Health on the Epidemic Cholera of 1848 & 1849a


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The officially designated group of people, usually comprising both professional and lay members, charged with responsibility for overseeing the provision and conduct of public health services. Boards of health are sometimes elected and sometimes appointed by higher officials, such as state governors, mayors, etc. They exercise fiscal and political control over local public health departments, and sometimes are unfortunately prone to political and ideological influence.

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