Blogs

The Role of All Allied Health Professionals in Supporting Physical Activity - Anna Lowe

Physical inactivity is a major threat to health.   It contributes significantly to many common cancers, diabetes, coronary heart disease and many more health conditions.  These conditions can substantially reduce people’s quality of life through worry, pain and disability.  Becoming more …

The Work of a Nurse Physical Activity Clinical Champion - Sue Foster

Nurse Physical Activity Clinical Champions are a key component of PHE’s Moving Professionals work programme, and are partially funded through a grant from the Burdett Trust for Nursing.   Everybody Active Every Day, the national framework for physical activity, includes …

Health and Care Professionals supporting the new 'One You' Physical Activity campaign - Viv Bennett

Physical activity is good for health and wellbeing and health and care professionals can make a real difference to encouraging and supporting people to be active. Today sees the launch of the latest stage of the One You campaign with a focus …

#WeActiveChallenge - Leading by Example: Reducing Health Inequalities - Pauline Watts

As we focus this month on the importance of being active and being involved and their importance on both our physical and mental health, let us just pause for a moment and think of the most vulnerable people in the …

Improving Physical Activity - Helping Others: Helping Ourselves #WeActiveChallenge - Wendy Nicholson

As public health nurses working with children, young people and families we know being active improves physical, emotional and social wellbeing and often talk about the benefits of being active and the need to improve physical activity.  We aim to …