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Chief Medical Officer visits Bristol

20 November 2014

The Chief Medical Officer for England, Professor Dame Sally Davies is visiting Bristol on Wednesday 26 November.

She will meet researchers who combat key public health issues, officially launch the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West (NIHR CLAHRC West) and give the inaugural Elizabeth Blackwell Public Lecture

Professor Jeremy Tavaré, Director of the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute, said: “It’s a huge honour to welcome Dame Sally to Bristol and to have this opportunity to show her the work going on, both at the University and in the wider city, to tackle various pressing health problems faced by the nation as a whole. 

Her lecture is a unique opportunity to hear from one of the UK’s foremost medical advisers about the growing problem of antibiotic resistance – arguably the most serious health threat facing the world today.” 

For further information about this visit please see the full news story on the University website. 

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