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How DH works

Nurses doing paperwork

The Department of Health is committed to improving the quality and convenience of care provided by the NHS and social services.

Its work includes setting national standards, shaping the direction of health and social care services and promoting healthier living.

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Department of Health Organogram - March 2011

Detailed organisational charts showing exactly how many people work in each Deputy Director-led team and in Private Offices within the Department of Health is available for online viewing at data.gov.uk.

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