Fat is a local issue

Next month, responsibility for managing obesity as a public health problem passes from the Primary Care Trusts to the local authorities (LAs) and the National Obesity Observatory (the NOO, itself undergoing a change, as it will become part of Public Health England from April 1st) has just launched a new online resource to help LAs [read the full story…]

Impact of tobacco control policies on smoking behaviour

So I’ve woken up in the woodland to Day Three of Stoptober.  I hope those of you who have given up are managing to hang on to your well deserved title of ‘ex-smoker!’ Giving up is worth the pain and all the longing.  After all, any relationship with the dreaded tobacco is doomed from the [read the full story…]