Policy paper

Women’s Health Strategy for England

Details the government’s 10-year ambitions and the actions we are taking now to improve the health and wellbeing of women and girls in England.

Applies to England

Documents

Women's Health Strategy for England (web accessible)

Women's Health Strategy for England (print ready)

Women's Health Strategy for England (cover)

Details

This document sets out the government’s 10-year strategy for women’s health in England.

It details the:

  • government’s ambitions over the next 10 years
  • actions we are taking now to improve the health and wellbeing of women and girls in England

From March to June 2021, the government held a call for evidence to inform the development of the first Women’s Health Strategy for England. Analysis of the call for evidence consultation response has informed the development of this document.

This document builds on Our Vision for the Women’s Health Strategy for England, which was published in December 2021.

Published 20 July 2022
Last updated 30 August 2022 + show all updates
  1. Withdrew command paper 710 and replaced with command paper 736. Amendments include factual corrections to lines on the General Medical Council’s Medical Licensing Assessment (section 1 and 8), the list of 9 gynaecological procedures for which the Getting it Right First Time programme are developing consent guidance (section 3 and 11), and the percentage of men and women who are obese (section 17).

  2. Published easy read version of the strategy.

  3. First published.