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Strategic Health Authorities

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 14 October 2009

19. To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the role of strategic health authorities in promoting public health. (292246)

The Strategic Health Authority Assurance Framework reaffirms their role in promoting public health by including a specific section on “Improving and protecting Health and Wellbeing”.

Combining self-assessments and site visits, a Panel chaired by the Department will assess performance against the Framework over the next few months.