Who to contact about our campaign:

Mental Health and Disability Department of Health 133–155, Waterloo Road London SE1 8UG lists the things mentioned below:

Andrew Lansley CBE MP - Secretary of State for Health à in coalition/house of lords/commons à conservative!Edit

Cabinet Committee memberships: · National Security Council (Threats, Hazards, Resilience and Contingencies)

· Home Affairs Committee

·Cabinet Committees May 2010 on Cabinet Office website (opens new window)


Simon Burns MP - Minister of State for HealthEdit

Portfolio includes:

· Legislation

· NHS Performance

· Health Services

· Reconfiguration of Services

· Patient Safety

· Application of Quality Regulation

· NHS Workforce

· Mixed Sex Accommodation

· Connecting for Health


Paul Burstow MP - Minister of State for Care ServicesEdit

Portfolio includes:

· Long Term Care Reform

· Adult Social Care

· Carers

· Personal Health Budgets

· Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

· End of Life Care

· Long Term Conditions, including cancer and diabetes

· Dementia

· Mental Health

· Physical Disabilities

· Autism

· Learning Disabilities


Lord Howe - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Quality (Lords)Edit

Portfolio includes:

· NHS Constitution

· NHS Commissioning Reform

· Primary Care

· Dentistry

· Medicines, Pharmacy and Industry


· Research and Development

· Innovation

· Finance

· Review of Arm’s Length Bodies


Anne Milton MP - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public HealthEdit

Portfolio includes:

· Public Health, including sexual health, tobacco, drugs and alcohol

· Vaccination and Immunisation

· Blood and Transplants

· Fertility and Embryology

· Fluoridation

· Food, diet and nutrition

· Children’s Health

· Maternity Services

· Nursing and Midwifery

· Health Visiting

· Professional Regulation

· Medical Education and Training see below.

Hugh Griffiths, National Director for Mental HealthEdit

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17 June 2010 Hugh Griffiths is the acting National Director for Mental Health. Hugh Griffiths has been a consultant psychiatrist in the North-East of England since 1988 and for 8 years (until December 2002) was an NHS Trust Medical Director. In 2000 he also became Medical Director of the Northern Centre for Mental Health where he undertook a variety of work including the development of changing roles for consultants, support for medical managers and clinical leadership of the Mental Health Collaborative. He was Director of Policy and Knowledge Management for the NHS Clinical Governance Support Team from 2003 until April 2004 and since then has been Deputy National Director for Mental Health (England). He continues in part-time clinical practice. 'I am delighted to be overseeing this important policy area and would like to pay tribute to the former national director for mental health Louis Appleby, who is now the first-ever national director for health and criminal justice.' Contact details Dr Hugh Griffiths
Acting National Director for Mental Health
Mental Health Division
Area 217, Wellington House,
Department of Health
133-155 Waterloo Road,
London, SE1 8UG

Dr Sheila Shribman, National Clinical Director for Children, Young People and Maternity ServicesEdit

Dr Sheila Shribman was appointed National Clinical Director for Children, Young People and Maternity in December 2005.Edit

This followed 22 years as a consultant paediatrician with diverse experience in children’s health services. Dr Shribman has held posts in NHS management, as a medical director for 11 years and as a chief executive. She has been a senior officer of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and held posts in continuing professional development, workforce planning, child protection and policy areas. Her current clinical interest is in neurodisability. The focus of much of Dr Shribman’s work is reflected in her 'Children's NSF - 3 years on' report, which was launched on 29 November 2007

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Departmental BoardEdit

Within the framework set by the Secretary of State, the Departmental Board supports the Permanent Secretary in the discharge of his responsibilities as the Principal Accounting Officer for the Department.
The Board is chaired by the Permanent Secretary and comprises the Department's three head policy advisors, the lead policy advisor on local government and social care, the head of finance and corporate functions, and three non-executive members who provide external input and challenge.


The Departmental Board is responsible for:

• advice to ministers on developing the strategy and objectives for the health and social care system

• setting DH standards

• establishing the framework of governance, assurance and management of risk.

The Departmental Board is also specifically responsible for approving:

• the Departmental Business Plan

• the Resource Accounts

• the Departmental Report

• major expenditure commitments as defined in scheme of delegations. see below

Department of HealthEdit

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
Tel: 020 7210 4850
Website: Email:


My MP: Find your MP Hornsey and Wood Green Member for this constituency Lynne Featherstone Party Liberal Democrat Website Address Lynne Featherstone, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

You can obtain advice on petitions by writing to:
Clerk of Public Petitions Journal Office House of Commons London SW1A 0AA

Andrew Lansley CBE MP Has 5 kids à of which 4 daughters. Coming from a public service family, he is committed to improving the NHS for everyone. Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, history, films and travel. He is an active member of the Church of England. For health matters please contact the Department of Health on 0207 210 4850. AnoukBeijleveldMDX 21:27, February 14, 2011 (UTC)