Duncan Selbie's Friday message: 26 July 2013

Weekly message from the Chief Executive of Public Health England.

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Duncan Selbie's Friday message: 26 July 2013

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This week we published a paper, produced in partnership with NICE, the Local Government Association and NHS England, which sets out our approach to the evidence base for the NHS Health Checks programme. We also published our review of the implementation of the NHS Health Checks programme so far.

Tomorrow sees the launch of our Change4Life Get Going this Summer campaign to coincide with the start of the school holidays.

We have made some definite progress over the past decade in returning drug addicts to full recovery and have data systems to demonstrate this that are the envy of the world.

On Monday our Board, led by Professor David Heymann, met in public for the first time and began with a panel presentation by four renowned experts in obesity.

Published 26 July 2013