Corporate report

Department of Health: role and purpose

This guide provides an overview of the Department of Health's new role from April 2013.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



The guide includes information on:

  • why we are here
  • how we operate
  • what we believe in
  • how we are organised
  • how we are governed

It also looks at our relationships with partner organisations and their roles in the new health and care system.

Published 19 July 2013