Civil Service

How Public Health England is helping to protect and improve the nation's health

Portrait shot of Duncan Selbie

“The NHS has achieved a huge amount. But what it hasn’t done is also notable. It could address to some extent the consequences of poor health. What it hasn’t done — and it never could — is address the drivers of good health.”

Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health England talks to Civil Service Quarterly about the twin challenges of setting up a government department that does things differently and trying to protect and improve the nation's health.

Read the full interview with Duncan on the Civil Service Quarterly blog.

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