Health Protection in Local Government

Guidance on health protection arrangements in the new public health system for local authorities and public health professionals.

Applies to England



This document explains the new health protection duty of local authorities in line with the final 6C Regulations, which came into force on 1 April 2013.

Updates to this page

Published 31 August 2012
Last updated 17 May 2013 + show all updates
  1. Replaced with an updated version of 'Health Protection in Local Government', which was provisional guidance under review in light of public health regulations made under the 2006 Act as amended by the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Updated detail section to reflect new document.

  2. First published.

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