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Public health post-2013

A parliamentary report on public health in the wake of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 warns of widening health inequalities and a false economy due to cuts in local authority and public health budgets.

It calls for a minister to be given specific responsibility for embedding health across all areas of government policy at a national level and for greater and bolder action to tackle public health issues such as childhood obesity. More......