Healthy Weight: What should we be doing next?

  • Future actions will extend and reinforce the healthy weight strategy for Lewisham and include measures to prevent and reduce obesity together with treatment of individuals already identified as overweight or obese.
  • Expand on workplace health - research shows that employers can help their employees improve their health25.
  • Work with fast food outlets to increase the range of healthy options available to customers.
  • Expand on work with housing and planning - public health to continue working with planning on the health implications of new developments and to create a healthier built environment (‘Healthy Places’ resources).

 

 

References

  1. World Economic Forum: Working Towards Wellness in cooperation with PriceWaterhouseCoopers

 

 

 

 

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