Issue details

Annual Report of the Director of Public Health 2021-22

Directors of Public Health in England have a statutory duty to write an Annual Public Health Report to demonstrate the state of health within their communities.


A copy of the annual public health report for 2021/22 is attached as Appendix 'A'.


The report highlights the state of our health and wellbeing in Lancashire and how the pandemic has impacted on our lives and livelihoods. The report also makes six high level recommendations to improve our health and reduce inequalities across Lancashire.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/02/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 3 Feb 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing

Lead director: Executive Director of Adult Services and Health & Wellbeing

Department: Public Health

Contact: Dr Sakthi Karunanithi, Director Public Health and Wellbeing, Public Health Email:


Agenda items