Dr Jo Broadbent

Dr Jo Broadbent is Public Health England’s Deputy Director for Healthcare Public Health and Workforce in the East of England.

Jo leads a PHE team that provides support and advice to the NHS across a range of functions including Screening & Immunisations, Dental Public Health, Specialised Commissioning, Prevention and Population Health Management, working with NHSE/I, HEE, Sustainability & Transformation Partnerships (STPs) and Integrated Care Systems (ICSs). Her team also provides training and development support to the Public Health workforce across EoE, supports Local Authority Public Health teams in their work with the NHS, and leads PHE EoE’s partnership working with Higher Education Institutes and public health academics. Jo is also an Educational Supervisor for Public Health Specialty Registrars and a member of the East of England Public Health School Board.

As a Consultant in Public Health and former CCG Executive Director, Jo has prior experience of working in the NHS, in Local Authorities and in healthcare regulation, and has worked in local, regional and national roles.