Policy paper

Living well for longer: progress 1 year on

Sets out progress in 2014 to 2015 towards reducing levels of premature avoidable mortality.

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

Documents

Details

This document shows progress against the actions set out in Living Well for Longer: National support for local action which followed a call to action from the Secretary of State.

The report shows that there has been improved prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of the 5 big killers:

  • cancer
  • stroke
  • heart disease
  • lung disease
  • liver disease

It also outlines the next steps for ongoing improvements across the system in reducing premature mortality.

Published 25 March 2015