At the heart of the new health and care system, making sure that NHS services deliver the best possible care for patients.
Sets objectives and budgets and holds the system to account on behalf of the Secretary of State.
Provides public health leadership and expertise, and works to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and to reduce health inequalities.
Responsible for the education, training and development of the healthcare workforce.
Provides information on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.