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Firefighting health inequalities

Sophie Taysom, Policy Lead for Making Every Contact Count, Department of Health We know that making every contact count is a way of working that … Read more → – Firefighting health inequalities

Exercise and COPD

  Teresa Burgoyne I spent 12 years as a respiratory nurse and 20 years as an intensive care sister. Helping respiratory patients has always been … Read more → – Exercise and COPD

Tackling high blood pressure

Professor Kevin Fenton Director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England High blood pressure is often dubbed the silent killer because so many people … Read more → – Tackling high blood pressure

A decade for action – 10 years to achieve 25by25 in the UK

Charlotte Augst, Richmond Group Partnership Manager   Did you know that the UK Government has, together with many other national governments, signed up to a … Read more → – A decade for action – 10 years to achieve 25by25 in the UK

Do you care? We must support carers to look after their own health and wellbeing

Sarah Benger, Senior Policy Analyst, Macmillan Cancer Support (@Mac_PolicyDept)macmillan.org.uk/carers There are more than 6.5 million carers across the UK, providing endless hours of care and … Read more → – Do you care? We must support carers to look after their own health and wellbeing

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No proof 5:2 diet prevents cancer - Health News - NHS Choices

Unravelling media headlines, 5.2 may reduce your weight but it has its limitations. Read more »No proof 5:2 diet prevents cancer - Health News - NHS Choices

10 Nov: Delicious/rpmp

BBC News - Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

Radical new Danish programme to reduce childhood obesity Read more »BBC News - Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?