Minister of State (Minister for Care)

Helen Whately MP

Biography

Helen Whately was appointed Minister of State (Minister for Care) at the Department of Health and Social Care on 13 February 2020.

She was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from 10 September 2019 to 13 February 2020.

Minister of State (Minister for Care)

The Minister of State for Care leads on the following:

  • COVID-19:
    • social care resilience
    • NHS workforce
    • test and trace: Joint Biosecurity Centre
  • adult social care
  • health/care integration
  • workforce
  • dementia, disabilities and long-term conditions
  • abortion
  • NHS Continuing Healthcare
  • sponsorship of:
    • HEE

More about this role

Department of Health and Social Care