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Tackling mental health will be central to white paper on public health

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 27 October 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6083
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

Tackling mental health in England will be at the heart of government plans to be outlined in a forthcoming white paper on public health, and in a mental health strategy to be published in a few months.

Hugh Griffiths, the Department of Health’s acting national clinical director of mental health (England), told a seminar on 26 October: “The public health white paper, which is out shortly, will have more about mental health and wellbeing than probably any other public health paper I’ve seen for a long time.”

Speaking at a Westminster Health Forum seminar in central London on …

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