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Health Services: Poverty

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 109287, tabled on 21 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the public merits of establishing public health hubs in areas of greatest deprivation.

Answered on

28 January 2022

Local authorities are best placed to commission the appropriate public health services for their local populations. However, we have established the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities which is exploring ways to support local areas to improve the health of their communities and tackle disparities. We will provide further details in due course.