What do we do at the County Council? Public Health

In Public Health, we…

• commission NHS health checks for about 27,000 people

• help nearly 4,000 people to quit smoking

• commission 21,700 appointments with NHS services to test for and treat sexually
transmitted infections

• commission effective treatment services for over 1,300 adult drug misusers

• monitor the delivery of NHS screening and immunisation programmes – which deliver
68,400 cancer screening tests and almost 7,000 courses of childhood immunisation

• provide public health advice to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical
Commissioning Group to support the commissioning of NHS services for 830,000 patients

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