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Caterers are committed to providing healthier food

Caterers are committed to providing healthier food

The Agency has been working in partnership with more than 45 major UK caterers to provide healthier choices for their customers when eating out.

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Obesity crisis cannot be solved by exercise aloneWeb link

Study urges severely obese to eat more healthily, finding that forgoing a small sandwich is as effective as a one-hour run.



Age UK calling on the Government to introduce compulsoryWeb link

Age UK is calling on the Care Quality Commission to undertake a comprehensive review of hospital mealtimes. According to Age UK the number of older people who are malnourished in hospital is unacceptably high and malnutrition is costing the NHS £7.3 billion a year



Call for the Government to support the UKs very successful salt reduction strategyWeb link

A number of non governmental health organisations have written to the Health Secretary Andrew Lansley asking the Coalition Government to support the UK's very successful salt reduction policy.. The letter calls for a commitment to salt reduction in the White Paper on public health.



Inquiry into the effectiveness of behaviour change interventionsWeb link

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has appointed a sub-committee to conduct an inquiry into the effectiveness of behaviour change interventions in achieving government policy goals and helping to meet societal challenges.



A network of health intelligence and improvement professionals for each regionWeb link

ChiMat Local Specialists can support organisations by: helping them to use child and maternal health data; training staff on how to use the ChiMat website and online tools; and providing one-to-one guidance on using available tools and data to improve commissioning.



Call for healthier lifestyles from Chairman of the Royal College of General PractitionersWeb link

"Too many of us, too often, neglect too many aspects of our own personal health behaviour, and this is leading to increasing levels of ill-health and early death. Parents have to face up to the serious impact that their own personal behaviour has on their children"



July 2010 - Change4Life BulletinDownloadable document

Summer edition of the C4L Network bulletin



School Food Trust update - July 2010 Downloadable document

E-bulletin from the School Food Trust - Lots of information and ideas!



Health Secretary sets out future of public healthWeb link

In his first speech on Public Health, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley today set out his vision for a new Public Health Service that will release all of society to work together to get healthy, more active and live longer.



Big Lottery Community Wildlife FundingWeb link

Community Wildlife will fund projects that bring local people together to discover, enjoy or protect the wildlife in their local area.




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