Department of Health

Website of the Department of Health

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Public health

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The Department of Health is responsible for health protection, health improvement and health inequalities issues in England, including pandemic influenza, seasonal flu, patient safety, tobacco, obesity, drugs, sexual health, and international health

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National Library for Public Health

Library that aims to help patients and professionals use best current knowledge in decision making.

Health Protection Agency

Independent body that protects the health and wellbeing of the population.

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