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Multidisciplinary public healthUnderstanding the development of the modern workforce$
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Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781447300335

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.001.0001

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Where we are now? The new public health system in England from April 2013

Where we are now? The new public health system in England from April 2013

Chapter:
(p.131) Eight Where we are now? The new public health system in England from April 2013
Source:
Multidisciplinary public health
Author(s):

Jenny Wright

Fiona Sim

Katie Ferguson

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.003.0008

This chapter describes the complex new public health system in place in England from April 2013, the rationale behind it, interrelationships between different sectors and tiers. It outlines the implications for the public health workforce and where they sit and, whilst the new system is bedding down, raises some issues and challenges and poses some questions about the future. The chapter concludes with a description of the new professional public health system in the context of the 2013 Strategy for the public health workforce, including workforce development issues the strategy aims to address.

Keywords:   Public Health England, NHS England, Department of Health, Health care public health, Public health strategy

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