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Childhood obesity

Obese children need access to weight loss services, says report

News item - Posted on 27/01/2017

27 January 2017 The government should commission an independent evaluation of the effectiveness of the sugar levy, according to a ...

CSP chief criticises inadequate obesity strategy

News item - Posted on 18/08/2016

18 August 2016 CSP chief executive Karen Middleton has accused the government of launching a childhood obesity strategy that is ...

AHP conference 2016: Simon Stevens urges AHPs to ensure £450m to improve workplace health is used

News item - Posted on 29/06/2016

29 June 2016 The head of NHS England has urged allied health profession (AHP) leaders to ‘bang on the doors of finance directors’ and ...

Budget 2016: sugar tax, £150m for prosthetics but no more money for the NHS

News item - Posted on 17/03/2016

17 March 2016 George Osborne’s latest budget left NHS spending unchanged – despite the pressures facing services due to growing ...

Physio findings: sling and exercise work as well as surgery for shoulders

Frontline article - Posted on 29/06/2015

Janet Wright looks at newly published studies. Physio findings - shoulder ...

Royal college urges NHS action on obesity

News item - Posted on 08/01/2013

8 January 2013 Provision of care for patients with obesity is 'extremely patchy', according to a Royal College of Physicians (RCP) ...

CSP backs drive to combat childhood obesity

Frontline article - Posted on 02/07/2012

The CSP is backing a campaign aiming to raise awareness of the dangers of childhood obesity. UK charity Mind, Exercise, ...

Making it count

Frontline article - Posted on 15/05/2012

Physio staff are being urged to promote healthy lifestyles whenever they see patients. Gwyn Owen examines the implications ...

Fit for the future: how healthy and active are our children? (report)

Publication - Posted on 27/09/2009

£0.00 Quantity: 23 Sep 2009 23 September 2009 ...

Fighting fat

Frontline article - Posted on 01/10/2008

Childhood obesity is rarely out of the headlines these days, Jennifer Trueland looks at physiotherapists’ role in tackling the growing health problems. ...

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