Department of Health and Social Care

Latest from the Department of Health and Social Care

  1. DHSC agreement of balances: accounting group
  2. NHS injury cost recovery scheme
  3. Conflict, Stability and Security Fund: programme summaries for Overseas Territories 2019 to 2020

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What the Department of Health and Social Care does

We support ministers in leading the nation’s health and social care to help people live more independent, healthier lives for longer.

DHSC is a ministerial department, supported by 28 agencies and public bodies.

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Our ministers

Our management

Sir Chris Wormald KCB
Sir Chris Wormald KCB
Permanent Secretary
Professor Chris Whitty
Chief Medical Officer, DHSC Chief Scientific Adviser
David Williams
Director General, Finance and Group Operations
Clara Swinson
Director General, Global and Public Health
Lee McDonough
Director General, Acute Care and Workforce
Jonathan Marron
Director General, Community and Social Care
Matthew Gould
CEO of NHSX

Special representatives

Professor Dame Sally Davies
Professor Dame Sally Davies
UK Special Envoy on Antimicrobial Resistance

Contact DHSC

General enquiries

Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries Unit
Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0EU
United Kingdom

Telephone

0207 210 4850

Fax

0115 902 3202

Textphone

0207 222 2262

Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
The textphone service is for people with a hearing impairment

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  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
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Freedom of information (FOI) requests

Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries Unit
Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0EU
United Kingdom

High profile groups within DHSC

  1. Broadmoor Hospital investigation
  2. Healthcare UK
  3. Office for Life Sciences

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Procurement at DHSC
  2. Working for DHSC
  3. Jobs

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