Dr Justin Varney

  • Tackling mistrust about vaccines

    02 February 2021

    Dr Justin Varney looks at how Birmingham is working to tackle the ‘layers upon layers of mistrust’ among ethnic minority communities that is ‘now playing out in vaccine hesitancy’.

  • An equal footing for ethnic health

    09 June 2020

    Birmingham City Council and Lewisham LBC have launched a partnership to dive deeper into the reasons for ethnic inequalities in health. Dr Justin Varney says the aim is to use the review to achieve impact at scale.

  • Working together in tough times

    23 March 2020

    Director of Public Health at Birmingham City Council Dr Justin Varney outlines how the city is co-ordinating its COVID-19 outbreak response and planning for future challenges.