[PDF] How to use the public health duty to 'do no harm' : guidance for civil servants and public health campaigners

Faculty of Public Health - FPH
Faculty of Public Health
Publication date:
18 September 2018


In May 2018, following a major campaign by the public health and wider health sector, the Government confirmed that the current EU public health duty to ‘Do No Harm’ will remain after the UK leaves the European Union (EU) – and guaranteed that there will be no rollback of our vital public health protections and standards now or in the future. This guidance sets out what the Government has agreed to and how to use the duty to hold it to account.