Leading health organisations set Government six tests required to deliver a world class public health system to level-up the nation’s health
Responding to Tuesday’s update from the Government on the timetable and process for the restructuring of public health, leading health organisations and alliances have set out six tests they believe Government proposals must pass to deliver truly world class outcomes in levelling-up health and securing a population resilient to future health risks.
Over 70 health organisations unite to raise serious concerns with Government about plans to reorganise the public health system
Today over 70 health organisations and alliances have sent a joint statement to the Prime Minister, the Secretary of State for Health, and the interim leadership of Public Health England, raising serious concerns about the reorganisation of public health now underway. This follows recent announcements that PHE will cease to exist by April next year and be replaced by the National Institute of Health Protection.
Health campaigners are warning that new evidence suggests lockdown has left more children exposed to the harms of secondhand smoke.