Department of Health

Alongside the modernisation of the health and social care system, the Department of Health is also changing to reflect its new responsibilities and priorities. Find out how the Department of Health is changing

Local Authorities – Health and Wellbeing Boards and Health Scrutiny Regulations

The Local Authority (Public Health, Health and Wellbeing Boards and Health Scrutiny) Regulations 2013 have now been published (see link below). The publication of these regulations provide a step forward in enabling local authorities to finalise local preparations for health … Read more → – Local Authorities – Health and Wellbeing Boards and Health Scrutiny Regulations

The health and care system from April 2013

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This diagram gives an overview of the new health and care system from April 2013. It illustrates the statutory bodies that will make up the new system, oriented around people and communities and where they receive their local health and … Read more → – The health and care system from April 2013

Letters for staff affected by transition

Today, senior leaders across the health and care system will be sending letters to all staff affected by transition. This is part of the on-going commitment to ensure that staff have as much information as possible about how transition affects … Read more → – Letters for staff affected by transition

Department of Health changing to reflect new role

The modernisation of the health and social care system means that the Department of Health (DH) is also changing to reflect its new responsibilities and priorities. As the system leader, DH will be responsible for improving people’s health and wellbeing … Read more → – Department of Health changing to reflect new role

Timeline for developing Public Health England

Public Health England is due to take on its full responsibilities in April 2013 and will be an executive agency of the Department of Health, subject to Parliamentary approval. Following publication of Healthy lives, healthy people in July 2011 a … Read more → – Timeline for developing Public Health England