Caroline Phipps re-appointed of Chair of panel advising on substance misuse in Wales

Vaughan Gething, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services in Wales, has announced the re-appointment of Caroline Phipps as Chair of the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse.

She has been re-appointed as Chair of the Panel from 14 August 2018 to 13 August 2019.

The Panel’s remit is to advise on measures to prevent or reduce substance misuse including the associated health and social harms and review implementation of the Welsh Government’s Substance Misuse Strategy.

Vaughan Gething said: “I am very pleased that Caroline (pictured) has agreed to continue her role of Chair of the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse. Her experience, knowledge and expertise will help us deliver our commitment to tackling and reducing the harms associated with substance misuse in Wales.”

Caroline Phipps is Chief Executive of Barod and has fulfilled this role since 2007. Prior to this, Caroline worked in a number of roles throughout the sector including a secondment to Merthyr Tydfil Substance Misuse Action Team.

Picture (c) Barod.