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Exercise Referral in the South East - first awards made

Exercise Referral in the South East - first awards made

A brand new, NHS-endorsed accreditation scheme has recognised the best-run exercise referral schemes in the region, and the first three awards under the scheme have been announced.

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Welsh health survey: One in three take no exerciseWeb link

Ministers have been urged to do more to encourage people "off the sofa" as it emerges the amount of exercise Wales takes has not changed in 10 years.

28.08.2012

 

Department seeks partners for reaching young peopleWeb link

The Department of Health is seeking partners to help it communicate with young people and those that work with them. It wants to work with organisations from all sectors to develop partnership activity and gain a range of expert perspectives to inform its work.

13.02.2012

 

Obesity 'worse for teen girls' blood pressure'Web link

Obesity has a greater impact on the blood pressure of teenage girls than on teenage boys, a US study has suggested.

14.10.2011

 

Does skipping breakfast help with weight loss?Web link

Evidence on a page is a series of brief evidence summaries from NOO focusing on common beliefs around food, diet and nutrition. Some people choose to skip breakfast because they think it will help them lose weight. What is the role of breakfast in maintaining a healthy weight?

03.10.2011

 

INTERIM CEO APPOINTED TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ALLIANCE (PAA)Downloadable document

The Board of the Physical Activity Alliance has made a new appointment. See attached document

28.06.2011

 

Exercise Referral in the South East - first awards madeDownloadable document

A brand new, NHS-endorsed accreditation scheme has recognised the best-run exercise referral schemes in the region, and the first three awards under the scheme have been announced.

30.03.2011

 

Researchers in Norfolk to screen 10,000 people who are at high risk of type 2 diabetesWeb link

The project will involve identifying people who have prediabetes and assigning a mentor to support them. The mentors will advice on diet and lifestyle - as well as getting support themselves from professionals. The five year project is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

24.03.2011

 

Data Sources: environmental influences on physical activity and dietWeb link

A briefing paper by the National Obesity Observatory that signposts to sources of national and local data on aspects of the environment that influence physical activity and diet.

24.03.2011

 

Measuring diet and physical activity in weight management interventionsWeb link

A briefing paper from the National Obesity Observatory that signposts to practical and validated questionnaires for the assessment of physical activity and diet.

24.03.2011

 

Public Health Resposibility Deal has been launchedWeb link

The aim of the Deal is to tap into the potential for businesses and other
organisations to improve public health and tackle health inequalities through their influence over food, alcohol, physical activity and health in the workplace.

24.03.2011

 

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