Public health grant cuts run counter to levelling up, say experts

05 October 2021

Real terms cuts to local public health work against levelling up and the Government must boost funding after years of underinvestment, say two leading health organisations.

The Health Foundation and the Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) made the joint call today after new analysis by the Health Foundation showed the public health grant has fallen by almost a quarter in six years.

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