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Public health teams in English PCTs are getting ready to move into Local Authorities, representing a return of the major public health professional resource to local government after over thirty years in NHS organisations. This transition heralds significant opportunities for public health professionals to be closer to where the action is in terms of the determinants of health that Professor Sir Michael Marmot and his team at the Marmot Review point out so powerfully.Read more
Further to the publication of the public health white paper, Healthy lives, healthy people White Paper: Our strategy for public health in England in November 2010, PHAST recently compiled three documents response to the consultation.Read more
In March 2011, PHAST was commissioned by Sheffield City Council and the London Borough of Greenwich to design a Learning Resource for emerging Health and Wellbeing Boards. The resource will be based on those Local Authorities' experiences as Beacons for their work in reducing health inequalities...Read more
At the beginning of March 2011 the new PHAST website went live. Our intention is that the new site will be user friendly and enable current clients, prospective clients, and Associates alike to be able to access information easily. The launch also marks a change in PHAST's management structure with a shift toward becoming a virtual organisation.Read more
With the emphasis on a focused approach to outcomes and a shift from target driven care, we offer a wide range of knowledge and skills training to suit many different audiences.Read more