Local public health

How health and wellbeing boards can work effectively with local providers

Health and wellbeing boards should take advantage of the experience and connections of established providers of health and care-related services, as well as be open to innovative contributions from new ones if they want to be successful at improving the … Read more → – How health and wellbeing boards can work effectively with local providers

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Meeting local public health challenges

Duncan Selbie looks at how local public health teams tackle the challenges in different geographies, and how Public Health England will be working with local authorities to improve the health of their populations. Read the full article

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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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Letter on pensions for public health staff transferring to local authorities

An update on the treatment of pensions after 1 April 2013 in relation to the transfer of public health staff to local authorities is set out in a letter from Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England and Carolyn Downs, … Read more → – Letter on pensions for public health staff transferring to local authorities

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Plans for announcing ring-fenced funding for local authorities

Duncan Selbie highlights the new code of conduct for PHE staff plus further director appointments, and explains a short delay in the announcement of ring-fenced public health funding for local authorities. Find out more

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