Surrey County Council’s progress as it prepares to take responsibility for improving public health and wellbeing featured in a Guardian story today. Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Health Michael Gosling and Strategic Director for Adult Social Care Sarah Mitchell were interviewed about preparations ahead of next April’s transfer of public health from the NHS.
NHS staff have moved to Surrey County Council a year before the authority officially takes responsibility for public health. Sixty-five members of the public health team have transferred to council offices across the county. Surrey’s public health transfer is among the first wave taking place nationally as part of a reorganisation of the NHS. Under … Continue reading