Centre for Public Health

Liverpool John Moores University

Public Health Institute - Liverpool John Moores University

World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Violence Prevention

Part of the Liverpool John Moores University

Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield

Intelligence and Surveillance Manager


areas of expertise

Mark Whitfield is the Systems Development Manager at the Public Health Institute. He leads the PHI data monitoring team who manage the collection of data from a variety of agencies in the North West.

Mark has responsibility for various local monitoring systems including IMS (Non Structured Treatment Monitoring for drugs and alcohol, including syringe exchange), TIIG (Trauma and Injury Intelligence) and DIP (Drug Interventions Programme)  Mark has also lead in the development of bespoke database systems to accurately record non structured interventions within drug services in Liverpool and alcohol services throughout Merseyside and Cheshire.

Mark has a background in the field of drugs and alcohol having worked for almost 15 years originally within the scope of a local Mental Health NHS Trust, involving face to face work with drug using clients before moving on to more information based roles.