Dr Pui Ling Li was appointed Chief Medical Adviser and Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for Work and Pensions in December 2014.
DWP Chief Medical Adviser
The Chief Medical Adviser is responsible for:
- oversight of all science based research
- providing medical and health related advice to ministers and the department
- ensuring the quality of all medical related work including oversight of medical services contractors
- maintaining external relationships with healthcare professional bodies and other stakeholders