England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, proposes a “re-positioning of the role of health in society” and wants to see improvements to the environment and a concerted effort to make healthy options easier for people to choose in her annual report.
There are 4 main sections in the report, discussing:
- health as the nation’s primary asset
- the health environment we live in and build together
- using emerging technologies to improve health for everyone
- effective planning for the future
Professor Dame Sally Davies’s report is independent of government and is aimed at government, regulators, policy-makers and healthcare professionals. Each recommendation is targeted at specific organisations. The report has been developed with the help of expert academic input.