Department of Health
Refocusing Public Health England
PHE has created a new Health Improvement directorate which will be led by John Newton (previous Chief Knowledge Officer).
The Health Improvement directorate will be made up of the following teams:
- Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco
- Diet and Obesity
- Health Equity and Mental Health
- Healthy People
- Screening and Quality Assurance
- Knowledge and Intelligence
- National Disease Registration
- Research, Translation and Innovation
Creating a Health Improvement directorate allows PHE to closer align surveillance, data, evidence and research capability with policy expertise.
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