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]

Let’s get physical… physical

4th November 2016

Obesity is a growing concern in the UK and beyond and there has been an increase in related illnesses. The RCGP has launched a new 2016-2019 clinical priority for physical activity and lifestyle to tackle [read more]