Tag Archives: public health england

Devon residents get active with walking app

This month Devon County Council’s public health is supporting the campaign by Public Health England and the Royal College of GPs to encourage adults in Devon to fit in 10 minutes a day of continuous walking

Posted on: 4 June 2018 | Posted in: | No Comments

Change4Life hits the road to help Devon families take control of their children’s snacking

Families in Devon will get tips for healthier snacking when the Change4Life roadshow comes to Newton Abbot Tesco on Thursday 18 January

Posted on: 11 January 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

‘100-calorie snacks, 2 a day max’ – new campaign targets sugar-laden snacks

Half of children’s sugar intake – currently around seven sugar cubes a day – comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, which can lead to obesity and tooth decay. A new Change4Life campaign aims to promote healthier snacks and give families easy choices to encourage their children to reduce the amount of sugar in their diets.

Posted on: 10 January 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Just OneSmallStep to Stoptober success

Get specialist help and support, and join the thousands of people who successfully use Stoptober to quit smoking for good.

Posted on: 27 September 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

‘Rise Above for Schools’ programme to equip young people with coping strategies for modern life launched

Public Health England are launching Rise Above for Schools, giving teachers the resources to equip young people with resilience skills and boost their wellbeing.

Posted on: 14 September 2017 | Posted in: Education

Lack of brisk walking puts Devon adults at risk

Thousands of adults aged 40-60 living in Devon are putting their health at risk by not managing a brisk ten minute walk every day.

Posted on: 24 August 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Heatwave advice issued as temperatures climb

Advice has been issued to help the vulnerable to beat the heat, as Devon basks in a heatwave

Posted on: 20 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Devon features twice in an international list of good practice

Devon is highlighted in a national report that cites international good practice in public health promotion

Posted on: 7 November 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Just keep moving with Tom Daley, Becky Adlington and Finding Dory

Disney, Change4Life and the Amateur Swimming Association launch a summer of activity to get families moving

Posted on: 12 July 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing