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Healthy Lives, Healthy People white paper: our strategy for public health in England 30 Nov 2010


COI for the Department of Health

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Type: Report
Region: United Kingdom

The Public Health White Paper (Healthy Lives, Healthy People) was publiched on 30th November 2010 and sets out the Governmentâ?Ts long-term vision for the future of public health in England. The aim is to create a â?~wellnessâ?T service (Public Health England) and to strengthen both national and local leadership.

It outlines the Government commitment to protecting the population from serious health threats; helping people live longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives; and improving the health of the poorest, fastest.

It responds to Professor Sir Michael Marmotâ?Ts Fair Society, Healthy Lives1 report and adopts its life course framework for tackling the wider social determinants of health. The new approach will aim to build peopleâ?Ts self-esteem, confidence and resilience right from infancy â?" with stronger support for early years.

The main physical activity references can be found in chapter 3 where Let's Get Moving, Walking for Health and active travel are specifically mentioned.

Our Health and Wellbeing Today is the summary of evidence that aims to set out the state of the nationâ?Ts health and wellbeing in 2010. The evidence base has informed the development of the White Paper. The document can also be found via the link below.

The consultation on the Public Health White Paper will run until 8th March 2011. Details of the consultation and the consultation questions can be accessed via the link below.



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COI for the Department of Health. (2010) Healthy Lives, Healthy People white paper: our strategy for public health in England 30 Nov 2010 [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 22nd September 2019].


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