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
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
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