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Public Health

Inquiry

In its inquiry, the Committee considered:

• the creation of Public Health England within the Department of Health;
• the abolition of the Health Protection Agency and the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse;
• the public health role of the Secretary of State;
• the future role of local government in public health (including arrangements for the appointment of Directors of Public Health; and the role of Health and Wellbeing Boards, Joint Strategic Needs Assessments and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies);
• arrangements for public health involvement in the commissioning of NHS services;
• arrangements for commissioning public health services;
• the future of the Public Health Observatories;
• the structure and purpose of the Public Health Outcomes Framework;
• arrangements for funding public health services (including the Health Premium);
• the future of the public health workforce (including the regulation of public health professionals); and
• how the Government was responding to the Marmot Review on health inequalities.

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