NHS Long Term Plan

The NHS Long Term Plan has been released with a renewed focus on prevention to stop an estimated 85,000 premature deaths each year. The plan sets out new commitments for action that the NHS itself will take to improve prevention.

England’s Chief Medical Officer’s annual report 2018: better health within reach

Professor Dame Sally Davies' tenth report as Chief Medical Officer considers what the state of the public’s health in England in 2040 could look like. The report concludes that there are reasons to be optimistic but that greater effort to improve the health environment is required – it should be easier to take the healthy option.

Taking steps towards a happier, healthier workforce

Paths for All has launched a new award to celebrate employers who encourage everyday walking in the workplace. The Walk at Work Award is a new accreditation which will recognise employers who are promoting walking and physical activity and offer guidance to those who want their workforce to become more active.

Where are all the Women?

New research from Women in Sport looks at the visibility of women’s sports coverage across five European countries.

New physical activity resource for health professionals

The new digital Moving Medicine tool is designed to help healthcare professionals advise patients on how physical activity can help to manage their conditions, prevent disease and aid recovery.

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