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Office for Health Improvement & Disparities

The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities is a government unit within the British Department of Health and Social Care that leads national efforts to improve public health policy across England.

Trauma-informed approaches have become increasingly cited in policy and adopted in practice as a means for reducing the negative impact of trauma experiences and supporting mental and physical health outcomes. They build on evidence developed over several decades. The UK government has now produced a working defenition of trauma-informed practice.

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