“I would like to encourage more people across Merseyside to reap the benefits of activity and see how small changes can have a positive impact on their health and wellbeing.”

 

About Liz:
Elizabeth Farrington is currently the Health Care Public Health Manager for Public Health England North West. Her career has been quite varied, working at regional, local and service level. As a former public health analyst she uses her skills to fully understand how the use of information can strengthen and drive an agenda forward.

Elizabeth has successfully led large programmes of work, plus managed and developed excellent communication skills, to liaise with various stakeholders. She provides specialist and technical advice to the NHS, as well as supporting the local health and care system to deliver improved public health outcomes.

Elizabeth is passionate about public health and the role it plays in preventing disease, reducing inequalities, prolonging life and promoting health and wellbeing.
 
Liz’s active life:“I would like to challenge myself further to develop my physical activity levels. I understand all too well the difficulties in fitting activity in to a busy lifestyle and I think that both short and long term goals can act as a great motivator.”
 
Who is Liz’s physical activity or sport hero?:
“Chris Boardman, because he was the catalyst for the increase in people cycling more.”