Policy paper

The public health white paper 2010

This document sets out the government's plans for transforming public health in England.

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


Healthy lives, healthy people: our strategy for public health in England

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This white paper outlines our commitment to:

  • protecting the population from serious health threats
  • helping people live longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives
  • improving the health of the poorest, fastest

The goal is a public health service that achieves excellent results, unleashing innovation and liberating professional leadership.

Published 30 November 2010