Policy paper

Health, work and wellbeing: caring for our future

A strategy to improve the health and wellbeing of working age people.

This was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government


Health, work and well-being: caring for our future

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This document sets out the government’s strategy to improve the health and well-being of working age people. It pulls together the different work going on in this area within government and outlines actions that are in progress under the direction of a joint Senior Officials Unit from the Department of Health, the Department for Work and Pensions and the Health and Safety Executive.

Published 19 October 2005