The Final Report of the independent NHS Health & Well-being Review was published on 23 November 2009. The report reiterates the business case for change laid out in the Interim Report, and provides a comprehensive set of recommendations for improvement in provision of health and well-being across the NHS.

To download the Report as a PDF, please click on the "Download Final Report" button below. Alternatively, click here. The review is now closed. This website will continue as a resource for access to all existing review materials, including both the Interim and Final Reports, and background to the review.

The Department of Health (DH) published the Government’s response to this report, also on 23 November 2009, setting out how it intends to implement the review’s recommendations. Please find that report here.

If you have any queries about the Government’s response, or around the implementation of the review’s recommendations, please contact the Department of Health’s Health and Well-being team through this email address:

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