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Health & Social Services

It advises the States on the mental, physical and social well being of the people of Guernsey and Alderney. It also looks after promoting, protecting and improving personal, environmental and public health.

The Health & Social Services Department advises the States on the mental, physical and social well being of the people of Guernsey and Alderney.

It is responsible for promoting, protecting and improving personal, environmental and public health and preventing, diagnosing and treating illness, disease and disability and caring for the sick, old, infirm and those with disabilities.

It provides social services, including ensuring the welfare and protection of children.

Mission Statement

To promote, protect and improve health and social well-being.

Core Principles:

  • Services should be user centred
  • Service delivery should be seamless
  • Services should be needs led
  • Intervention should be evidence-based
  • The rights and dignity of service users will be respected
  • Vulnerable service users will be protected
  • Services should be accessible and non-stigmatising
  • Services should comply with good governance.

The department is also responsible for:-

  • Health Education
  • Promoting, protecting and improving environmental and public health
  • Preventing or diagnosing and treating illness, disease and disability
  • Caring for the sick, old, infirm and those with disabilities
  • Management of Maison Maritaine, Longue Rue House and of St Julian's House.

Minister:-

  • Deputy Hunter Adam

Deputy Minister:-

  • Deputy Barry Brehaut

Other Members:-

  • Deputy Andrew Le Lievre
  • Deputy Michael Hadley
  • Deputy Richard Willmott

last updated: 18/06/2008 at 14:16
created: 28/12/2006

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