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Tackling obesity – What the UK can learn from other countries
This week 2020health is producing its third report on obesity: Tackling obesity – What the UK can learn from other countries. The prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults and children has never been higher in the UK, so what … Continue reading
Posted in Nutrition, Obesity, Public Health Tagged Careless Eating Costs Lives, childhood obesity, correlates, EPODE, Fat Chance?, Obesity, prevention, Public Health 1 Comment
Guest Blogspot: Prevention is better than cure.
The economic consequences of preventing illness are highly complex. Just comparing the costs of prevention with the direct treatment costs that should be avoided is far too simplistic. The true economic impact of preventative measures can often only be assessed … Continue reading
Posted in Alcohol, Business, Children, Elderly, Health Bill, Healthcare, Information, Jeremy Hunt, NHS, Obesity, Patient choice, Patients, Policy, Uncategorized Tagged accidents, alcohol, Andrew Lansley, arthritis, cancer, cardiovasculsr, cause of dsath, choice, elderly, government, health, Health Bill, injury, Jeremy Hunt, longevity, mortality, National Health Service, NHS, Obesity, Patients, prevention, Public Health, respiratory, smoking, tobacco Leave a comment
Care planning and self care dramatically reduce acute admissions
Whilst it is widely agreed that healthcare delivery needs to change in order for it to be sustainable, there is widespread inertia in such a large organisation as the NHS against achieveing that change. Now new findings suggest that, in … Continue reading
Posted in Demand Reduction, GPs, Self-care, Uncategorized Tagged Care planning, prevention, Self-care Leave a comment
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