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Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training guidance from Public Health England

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training guidance from Public Health England

Making a positive change to the physical and mental health and wellbeing of any of our service users / community / is a very important objective for Somerset. We know only too well the effect of long-terms diseases on our population caused by, for example, tobacco, hypertension, alcohol, being overweight or being physically inactive (approximately 40% of the UK's disability adjusted life years lost... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:27

Tags: Health

Living healthily in midlife can double your chances of being healthy at 70 and beyond

Living healthily in midlife can double your chances of being healthy at 70 and beyond

This month sees the launch of 'One You', a ground-breaking new campaign from Public Health England to help adults across the country avoid future diseases caused by modern day life.

Everyday habits and behaviours, such as eating too much unhealthy food, drinking more than is recommended, continuing to smoke and not being active enough, are responsible for around 40% of all deaths in England, and cost... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2016 15:16

Tags: Health, Healthy Lifestyles, Physical Activity

Sport England Launch New MOVES Tool

Sport England Launch New MOVES Tool

Sport England have launched a new tool called MOVES which helps you to calculate the cost benefits of sport and improved health.

A wealth of evidence shows that an active life is essential for physical and mental health and wellbeing. A number of diseases are currently on the increase and affecting people at an earlier age. They include cancer and diabetes and conditions like obesity, hypertension and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:15

Tags: Active, Health, Sport

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    CPSU
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    pluss
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    EDF
    Somerset CCG
  • SAPHTO
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
    Lifeline
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK