How two government departments are working together to transform mental health provision for children and young people.
In May 2016, Chris Wormald was appointed Permanent Secretary at the Department of Health (renamed the Department of Health and Social Care in January 2018). He was previously Permanent Secretary for the Department of Education from March 2012. He is also Head of the Civil Service Policy Profession.
Chris Wormald, Permanent Secretary at the Department of Health, looks at how the department is tackling the threat of drug-resistant infections at home and on the global stage.
Head of Profession Chris Wormald introduces a new qualification for policy professionals.
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