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July 1992

'The health of the Nation - a strategy for health in England' white paper

The paper outlined a health policy framework for the next 5 years and applied a strategic approach to population-wide health improvement.

28 June 1995

Health Authorities Act 1995

The Act replaced regional health authorities, district health authorities and family health services authorities with regional NHS executive offices.

20 March 1996

BSE outbreak: government acknowledges a link with vCJD in humans

Following years of denial by the government and industry, the Secretary of State for Health acknowledged that the BSE disease had spread to humans.

July 1996

UK National Screening Committee

The UK National Screening Committee was established to advise on population screening technologies and programmes.