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PHE has produced two briefings for local action on obesity, one with a focus on active travel and the other on fast food takeaways.
To download this paper produced by the Local Government Association in collaboration with Public Health England click here
This report, which has the backing of several children’s charities - calls on government, the whole health service, social care and education professionals to take action and make improvements now. It highlights a strong economic case for doing more, sooner.
This guidance makes recommendations on lifestyle weight management (sometimes called tier 2) services for overweight and obese children and young people aged under 18. These services are just one part of a comprehensive approach to preventing and treating obesity.
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This new resource published by Sport England will help the community sport sector explore the different trends affecting sporting habits. Understanding and responding to these trends will help everyone in the sports landscape shape delivery to relevant target audiences and local communities.
This update contains new baseline information for 11 indicators, more recent data for 10 indicators, additional trend data for 3 indicators and changes to 7 indicators to take account of population revisions. A full list of updates is provided below. ...
The primary audience for this guidance is local authority public health staff with responsibility for commissioning the National Child Measurement Programme, and staff in provider organisations. Whether you are new to the National Child Measurement Programme ...
The Health and Social Care Information Centre have just published the report: Is the adult population in England active enough? Initial results
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The independent 'School Food Plan' is an agreed plan that has the support of the Secretary of State for Education and the organisations who are going to support head teachers to improve school food.