Health officer

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HEALTH OFFICER. The name of an officer invested with power to enforce the health laws. The powers and duties of health officers are regulated by local laws.

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Right is Dr George McGonigle who opened the Open Air School in the 1920s when he was medical officer of health for Stockton.
His daughter, Dr Penny Cottrill, now a paediatrician at a Wolverhampton hospital, said: "My father was Nuneaton's medical officer of health until the health service was reorganised in 1974 when he became the district community physician, looking at services for health in the community and the local hospitals.
Most recently, he served as Implementation Officer and Chief Medical Officer of Health Net's Western Region.
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New Brunswick's chief medical officer of health says the Alward government needs to take "targeted and strategic actions" to prevent and mitigate any negative health impacts associated with the development of the shale gas industry in the province.
Andre Corriveau, chief medical officer of health, told the Edmonton Journal, but that they were more likely to suffer from underlying chronic health conditions that compounded its effects.
Today's number one: West End Girls -Pet Shop Boys 50 years ago BILLINGHAM was facing a measles epidemic, medical officer of health Dr LR Benham told Billingham Public Health Committee.
He wrote a report into his findings which forced the council to introduce the Liverpool Sanitary Act of 1846 and led to his appointment, a year later, as the first Medical Officer of Health in both the city and the country.
Last night Dr Matthew Burn, Medical Officer of Health to Birmingham, said that the Public Health Department had recovered at least 95 per cent of the stock of the shop where the tin of contaminated cream was bought.
The Chief Medical Officer of Health in Ontario and the Epidemiological Branch of Health Canada were working at the hospital, investigating the exposure and how the two cases developed.
Dr William Henry Duncan was the first medical officer of health, not only in the city but in Great Britain.
The regulations also clarify that both the waterworks operator and the laboratory must notify the local medical officer of health and the ministry of environment if potentially unsafe water conditions are identified.
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