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Transferring public health staff from PCTs to LAs

These slides (produced January 2013) provide an update to those people who attended events organised by the HR Concordat Steering Group, for senior managers in both PCTs and local authorities in autumn 2012. Find out more

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Jon Rouse to take up key Department of Health appointment

Jon Rouse has been confirmed as Director General for Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships at the Department of Health. Jon Rouse is currently Chief Executive of the London Borough of Croydon.  He has held a number of civil … Read more → – Jon Rouse to take up key Department of Health appointment

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£5.45 billion budget for local public health services announced

A £5.45 billion two-year ring-fenced public health budget for local authorities has been announced today. From April 2013, public health budgets will be protected for the first time, with local authorities taking the lead for improving the health of their … Read more → – £5.45 billion budget for local public health services announced

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New factsheets on health intelligence requirements for local authorities

The Department of Health has set out the health intelligence requirements for local authorities and the actions local areas may wish to take to support their new public health duties from an information and intelligence perspective. This information is available … Read more → – New factsheets on health intelligence requirements for local authorities

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Health protection in local government

The Department of Health has published provisional guidance on health protection arrangements in the new public health system for local authorities and public health professionals. The document is subject to further review in early 2013. For details, see www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/08/health-protection-guidance

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