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Annual reports

The annual reports of the Department of Health and the Chief Medical Officer are listed here. They are public documents and are published for free on this site. The Departmental report is also available in hard copy from the Stationery Office (TSO).

For the annual reports of the Chief Inspector of Social Services to 2004 (when the Chief Inspector's responsibilities passed to the Commission for Social Care Inspection) and those of other bodies, please search the Publications library.

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Resource accounts and autumn reports

The resource accounts show how the Department's activities have been funded and its resources deployed. The autumn reports provide mid-year updates on the progress DH has made towards achieving its Public Service Agreement (PSA) targets

The Quarter

Quarterly look at the NHS finances by David Flory, Director General for NHS Finance, Performance and Operations.

Ordering publications

Contact details for obtaining hard-copy DH publications.

Help viewing PDFs

Useful tips to ensure you get the most from PDFs and the free Reader program. Topics covered include accessibility, troubleshooting and searching files.

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