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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Press Release - Watchdogs find public health services improving but new report warns of slow progress on reducing alcohol misuse and obesity
16 Jul 2008

Two independent watchdogs are today (Wednesday) calling for a renewed drive to improve public health services after analysing the success of policies over the past decade.

A new report by the Healthcare Commission and Audit Commission assesses the impact government policy has had on: narrowing health inequalities; improving sexual and mental health; and reducing smoking, alcohol misuse and obesity.

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