Applying the principles of prevention, treatment and recovery could deliver results. This could be a real legacy.
Posts Tagged: Public Health
Business Rates and the planning system contribute to the problem of boarded-up shops in so many of our towns.
Andy Street: Our holistic approach to public health in the West Midlands ensures spending is effective
We are encouraging people to do more exercise. We are investing millions in schemes to boost cycling and walking, which helps improve air quality in built-up areas.
They frame the rest of our life in terms of health and prosperity. Public policy needs to catch up with this new body of evidence.
The Government must seize this chance, and thereby transform thousands of lives for the better.
In the absence of counter-arguments, we can’t really be sure what the public thinks about state action on unhealthy lifestyles.
Anna Firth: Local Government, not central Government, has the power and the tools to combat loneliness
In Sevenoaks, we are using public health funding to pay for advisors working in GP surgeries to help tackle the non-medical causes why people visit their doctor.
We need a comprehensive plan for adult social care, complemented by a national strategy for preventing avoidable ill-health in later life.
“We are taking a public health approach…This Summit is our next step in ensuring we do tackle serious youth violence.”
Matt Hancock: 75 years on, let’s celebrate how we Conservatives were the original Party of the NHS. And are still serving it today.
It was Henry Willink, supported by Churchill, who declared the NHS should be “free at the point of delivery, according to need not ability to pay.”
Rachel Wolf: On policy, it’s not the Independent Group that’s driven to the margins. It’s the Conservative Right.
The new group’s platform is not very inspiring. But its biggest problem is it they won’t be very different from the Conservatives’.
Steve Double: May has misread the mood of the country over free movement. Now is the time to drop hostile rhetoric.
There is a now a window of opportunity for a better, more sensible and cross-party debate than the one we had in the referendum campaign.
In Sevenoaks District Council we contact people that regularly miss appointments to find out why and how we can help.
The long-term dividends for individuals, local services, employers, and the Exchequer can far outweigh initial costs.
Davies faces an overflowing in-tray, but DCMS does not have the power to address many of the biggest challenges facing the sector.