'Prevention better than cure in healthcare' - Health Secretary will say

Britain's Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock arrives to attend the weekly meeting of the cabinet in Downing Street in London

'Prevention better than cure in healthcare' - Health Secretary will say

Announcing a green paper, called Prevention is better than cure, detailing the vision for a "new 21st century focus on prevention", he will argue for a shift towards primary and community care services and a sharp focus on early support.

Mr Hancock said that the service could not cope with the current pace of increase in acute hospital admissions.

Health secretary Matt Hancock is planning to breathe new life into the government's approach to prevention of ill health, with a shift in focus to primary and community services.

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The Health Secretary outlined his plans during a keynote speech at the Annual Meeting of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes today (5 November 2018).

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"I think we need to pay more attention to our responsibilities as well as our rights".

Mr Hancock warned that a 6.6% increase in emergency admissions to A&E over the past year was "unsustainable".

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"We need to see a radical shift in how the NHS sees itself, from a hospital service for the ill to a nationwide service to keep us healthy, and where those who work on the frontline of the NHS - including Global Positioning System that are at its bedrock - feel confident to remind people of their responsibilities too".

He said: "Preventing illness and disease is huge area with enormous potential - much of it extending well beyond the NHS".

He said now the overwhelming majority of the NHS budget was spent on acute care, with just £11 billion going to primary care, where the bulk of prevention took place. So, between 10-20% of the impact on your healthy life expectancy is due to genetics.

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"If the borders gum up and it's hard to get lorries across on the ferries because of action the European Union side takes, then we've got to make sure that people can have access to their medicines", the health secretary said.

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