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Previously known as the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence (until November 2012), the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care oversees statutory bodies that regulate heal
The Public Health Act 1872 established sanitary authorities in both urban and rural areas, which were to provide public health services and appoint medical officers of health.