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Linda Hindle

PHE Lead Allied Health Professional and National Engagement Lead for Public Health in Police, Fire and Ambulance Services
Public Health England (Confirmed)

Linda Hindle is the Lead Allied Health Professional for Public Health England, responsible for increasing the contribution of the 12 Allied Health Professions to improving public health across England. Linda’s previous roles include Consultant Dietitian, with responsibility for the strategic planning and commissioning of interventions to prevent and treat obesity across Birmingham; and Head of Birmingham Community Nutrition and Dietetic Service. Other leadership roles included Professional Lead for Allied Health Professions in Birmingham Specialist Community Health Trust; and Professional Executive Committee member and Clinical Director in Eastern Birmingham Primary Care Trust. Linda is a member of the British Dietetic Association, currently serving on the BDA England Board and Chair of DOM UK, a specialist interest group for professionals working in obesity. She has been actively involved in research and has written several book chapters related to dietetics and obesity.

  • Addressing the complex health needs of people in contact with Criminal Justice Systems as fundamental to reducing re-offending
  • Advocating for systems leadership in addressing health inequalities of people in contact with Criminal Justice and reduce offending and re-offending
  • Establishing an evidence—based partnership approach between health, social care & justice organisations to inform both health and justice outcomes
  • Identifying the key role police have in tackling the causes of offending and re-offending and developing a consensus agreement in England