Press release 18th August
- New organisation to focus on rigorous science-led approach to public health protection
- Institute will boost UK’s ability to deal with and recover from COVID-19 and meet health challenges of the coming winter
- The organisation will be formalised and be operating from spring 2021
- The National Institute for Health Protection (NIHP) will start work immediately, with a single command structure to advance the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.