NHS health policies
I know that the NHS has a lot of money and staff devoted to anti-smoking measures, its not surprising given the number of
And then how much the NHS spend on measures to combat inactivity?
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I don't have an answer, but there is a bike users group that has someone employed to run it (along with other duties no doubt). They do also run initiatives to get people walking etc. They could of course do a lot more.
"Nearly 1/3 of children are obese" - that's horrifying. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/childhood-obesity-a-plan-for-action/childhood-obesity-a-plan-for-action
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Figures for smoking spend 2015 (will be higher now): http://www.scotsman.com/news/nhs-scotland-spend-8m-to-help-smokers-quit-1-3929584
Couldn't find figures for obesity spend but it will be less. We have far more Stop Smoking staff than Child Healthy Weight or other programmes.
I can ask at work tomorrow if you want.
By the way, can you up time limit for site logging you off? I got thrown out while searching for figures (had 'Remember me' ticked - not sure it works on phone).
Here's a report by the Glasgow Centre for Population Health.
It has some interesting plots like this one.
@i Looks like bus usage has taken the largest hit and cars the biggest gain