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Chief Scientific Adviser (Health)

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Our plan to create a sustainable, competitive environment for genetics and genomics to improve health and healthcare provision for the people of Wales.
Advising the Welsh Government on matters relating health sciences and the health scientist profession.
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Dr Rob Orford

Dr Rob Orford is the Chief Scientific Adviser for Health.

Rob was group leader and principal scientist at Public Health England where he worked on health protection and chemical safety with an international focus. 

His background is in basic laboratory and applied research and development, having also worked for the Medical Research Council and Cancer Research UK. 

His role is to support Welsh Government in improving health and reduce health inequalities by advising on health sciences and related services.The role is focussed on improving the quality of healthcare services sustainably in a dynamic and changing scientific environment.

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