Public Health Annual Report (PHAR)

The Director of Public Health is the foremost advisor on health for the city.

The Annual Report of the Director of Public Health is a statutory function and forms an element of the strategic planning process for improving population health and reducing health inequalities together with the JSNA process and the Health and Wellbeing Strategy process.

Public Health Annual Reports can be comprehensive or may focus on a particular theme and usually present a set of recommendations for future action.