4 June 2015
George Osborne announced measures aimed at reducing public debt including £200m in cuts to the public health budget.
1 July 2015
NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens set out plans to put health at the heart of new neighbourhoods and towns.
1 October 2015
Regulations came into force meaning that both the driver and the person smoking – if different people – could be fined £50.
Local authorities took on responsibility for commissioning the 0–5 Healthy Child Programme, while NHS England retained some responsibilities.
22 October 2015
After the Health Select Committee insisted, PHE published evidence on interventions to reduce sugar consumption.
25 November 2015
The government committed to increasing NHS England's budget, but the wider health budget faced a real terms reduction.
30 November 2015
The Committee called on the Prime Minister to make a difference to children's health and life chances, through the childhood obesity strategy.
11 December 2015
The Chief Medical Officer's annual report covered violence against women and women's health in their reproductive years and later life.
Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of the NHS, expressed doubts about the spread of devolution outside of Manchester.
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