obesity

Healthy weight, healthy lives : a cross-government strategy for England

Document setting out the UK Government's strategy for helping individuals to maintain a healthy weight and outlining the roles various agencies such as schools and health services can play in helping to achieve this goal.

Healthy weight, healthy lives : consumer insight summary

Report summarising the results of research conducted for the Department of Health into families' attitudes and behaviours towards diet and activity. This research aimed to enable work to promote healthy weight in children and families to be more effectively targeted and delivered.

Healthy weight, healthy lives : a cross-government research and surveillance plan for England

Document giving details of a UK Government plan for the development of additional research into and surveillance of obesity, overweight and their determinants in England.

Management of obesity in children and young people : a national clinical guideline (69)

Guideline offering evidence-based recommendations for best practice in the management of obesity in children and young people. It covers issues such as the definition of childhood obesity, the prevalence and consequences of obesity in childhood, preventive interventions and the goals of therapy.

Healthy weight, healthy lives : commissioning weight management services for children and young people

Guide intended to help local areas in England commission weight management services for children and young people. It includes information on the policy context and contains a series of tools to support commissioners in the area of weight management for children and young people.

Weighing in : dealing with the challenge of obesity (Policy Exchange research notes)

Paper describing and discussing ten examples of interventions for obesity which involve both healthy eating and physical activity. The examples featured all strive to be low cost interventions and fall in to the broad categories of community schemes, active travel initiatives, health in the workplace and lifestyle incentives.

How can transport contribute to public health? (Briefing paper 5, Concepts series)

Briefing paper presenting and discussing evidence relating to the role and potential of transport and transport strategy in improving health, reducing health inequalities and improving sustainability.

Comparisons of health-related behaviours and health measures in Greater Glasgow with other regional areas in Europe

Report presenting the findings of research which aimed to deepen understanding of Greater Glasgow's health relative to that of regional areas in other countries by comparing health-related behaviours and health measures in Greater Glasgow with those of different European regions. The regions compared were in England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Wales, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Spain, Belgium and Germany.

Healthy weight, healthy lives: one year on

UK Government report reviewing the progress of the Healthy weight, healthy lives strategy for England and setting out plans to further support healthy weight through informing consumer choice, creating an environment which encourages healthy weight and ensuring quality weight management services are in place.

How to set and monitor goals for prevalence of child obesity: guidance for Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and local authorities

UK Government document giving guidance on the setting and negotiating of child obesity goals as part of the NHS Operating Framework, Vital Signs and the Local Government National Indicator Set.