Is your smartphone making you obese?

29th August 2019

The authors of this research which identifies a possible link between obesity and the use of smartphones say that there are more devices than inhabitants on the planet and that they have become an inherent [read more]

The Long Term Plan is a game changer

28th January 2019

NHS England’s national clinical director for cardiovascular disease prevention, Matt Kearney, looks at the NHS Long Term Plan and its ambitions for preventing heart attacks and strokes at scale  Prevention is at the heart of [read more]

A step towards beating obesity

30th January 2018

A study published in the British Medical Journal in 2017 revealed GP referrals to weight management programmes seemed to help reduce the number of patients developing type 2 diabetes. How can general practice ensure patients [read more]

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