Department of Health

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About the Department of Health

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The Department of Health (DH) exists to improve the health and wellbeing of people in England.

This section explains DH's work, structure and responsibilities.

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DH objectives and values

The values we follow to achieve our strategic goals.

The DH Guide

A comprehensive guide to what we do and how we do it.

Departmental Report 2008

How DH spent its resources across policies and programmes, and its future spending plans.

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