June 2017

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Healthy Tip: 10 year smoking ban

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 15:47
The 1st July marks the tenth anniversary of a huge step forward for public health; a ban on all forms of smoking in areas where it had been commonplace for many years; pubs, nightclubs, restaurants and cafes.   During the first year that the smoking ban came into place in England in 2007 there were...

Healthy Tip: Play like a heart champion today

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:21
A recent study published in the International Journal of Obesity* suggests that having a TV, computer or other screen based media in a child’s bedroom is playing havoc with their physical activity levels and leading to weight gain, which can be problematic for heart health.  National School Sport...

Healthy Tip: Celebrate Father’s Day with a Big Lunch

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 12:07
The Big Lunch takes place on Father’s Day this year, 18th June and marks one of the UK’s biggest opportunities for neighbours and communities to get together over a heart healthy meal in the spirit of fun and friendship. Whether you want to celebrate the life of the father figure in your life or...