This is the Public Health Responsibility Deal’s website where you will find all the latest news about the Deal and all you need to know about how to sign up.

Partner certificate now available

In response to partner feedback, we have developed a certificate of partnership, signed by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health and statement about participating in the Responsibility Deal. Please email us at responsibilitydeal@dh.gsi.gov.uk if you would like to receive … Read more → – Partner certificate now available

A wake up call for food businesses to evolve with the changing times

Susan Jebb

Food network chair Dr Susan Jebb challenges businesses to consider the impact the healthier eating agenda is having and to make a new year’s resolution to commit to the Responsibility Deal. It was interesting to see the new Change4life campaign, … Read more → – A wake up call for food businesses to evolve with the changing times

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A toolkit for supporting engagement with local business

Through the Responsibility Deal we have shown that businesses can make changes to improve the health and well-being of both their staff and customers. We believe that the same principles could apply at a local level.  Indeed, many local authorities … Read more → – A toolkit for supporting engagement with local business

Sugar and calories cut in soft drinks

Public Health Minister Anna Soubry announced today that eight new companies have signed up to the calorie reduction pledge, with leading soft drinks brands Lucozade and Ribena, reducing the amount of sugar and calories in some of their products by … Read more → – Sugar and calories cut in soft drinks

Henry Ashworth on New Year’s resolutions and the alcohol industry

Henry Ashworth

Evidence suggests that New Year resolutions are more likely to be successful when people commit publicly to them. In his first video-blog, Henry Ashworth, co-Chair of the Responsibility Deal Alcohol Network, talks about the resolutions being made by the industry … Read more → – Henry Ashworth on New Year’s resolutions and the alcohol industry

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29 January – Physical Activity Network Partners Forum

All Physical Activity Network (PAN) partners are invited to attend the next Partners Forum meeting which will take place on Tuesday 29th January from 11am to 2pm at Skipton House, 80 London Road, Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6LH. We … Read more → – 29 January – Physical Activity Network Partners Forum

Dr Nick Sheron announced as new alcohol network co-chair

Dr Nick Sheron, an academic clinical hepatologist at the University of Southampton and head of the liver unit at Southampton General Hospital, has been announced as the new public health co-chair for the Responsibility Deal alcohol network (RDAN). Norman Lamb, … Read more → – Dr Nick Sheron announced as new alcohol network co-chair

Health at work Forum: Partners, pledges and presentations

On Wednesday 21 November, the Health at work network hosted a Partnership Forum at the Royal Over-Seas League in central London.  Dame Carol Black, Expert Adviser on Health at Work to the Department of Health hosted the event and Earl … Read more → – Health at work Forum: Partners, pledges and presentations

A letter from Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health has written to all Responsibility Deal partners.  He will be chairing the plenary group which includes senior representatives from the business community, NGOs, public health organisations and local government. A copy of the letter … Read more → – A letter from Jeremy Hunt

Revised reporting arrangements

The review of the Responsibility Deal’s reporting arrangements has been completed.  We are very grateful for the feedback we have received from partners which informed the review. The review sought to identify how the previous arrangements might be simplified while … Read more → – Revised reporting arrangements