The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is now operational. The creation of UKHSA has meant reimagining the country’s health security defences and how we can keep people safe and save lives. Read more about our work in this blog.
Dr Jenny Harries is the Chief Executive of the UK Health Security Agency.
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When disaster strikes communities, it’s vital that the best possible advice is implemented to protect the health of people who live in affected areas.
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The official blog of the UK Health Security Agency, providing expert insight on the organisation's work and all aspects of health security.