Public Health England

Public Health England is an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care. It exists to protect and improve England’s health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. This includes responsibility for:

  • promoting healthier lifestyles, making the public healthier and reducing differences between the health of different groups
  • protecting the nation from public health hazards, and preparing for and responding to public health emergencies
  • identifying and preparing for future public health challenges
  • supporting local authorities and the NHS to plan and provide health and social care services such as immunisation and screening programmes
  • researching, collecting and analysing data to improve understanding of public health challenges.

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