Better health

We will work to strengthen our public health system; protecting people’s health by ensuring we have the capabilities and policies in place to address threats to public health; promoting health and wellbeing to improve health outcomes and to reduce health inequalities.

Improve and promote health and wellbeing

Improve and promote health and wellbeing, throughout the whole course of life and reduce the burden of conditions associated with poor lifestyles such as obesity, smoking, drug misuse and harmful alcohol consumption. In particular, we will: develop and expand the … Read more → – Improve and promote health and wellbeing

Protect the health of the population

Protect the health of the population, by ensuring we have the right policies and capabilities to protect people from a range of health threats such as those associated with pandemic influenza and terrorist attack.  In particular: ensure health protection plans … Read more → – Protect the health of the population

Create a public health system

Create a public health system which rebalances our approach to health, drawing together national leadership with local delivery, and a new sense of community and social responsibility: establish Public Health England, including relevant health protection functions continue to develop the … Read more → – Create a public health system