As The NHS Turns 70, Here's Why We Need A ‘Sure Start For The Elderly’ And A Better Childhood Obesity Plan
Supporting and encouraging an active, healthy life will help ease the pressures our NHS faces
Too little is being done to tackle this crisis
Putting physical activity at the heart of community infrastructure is the only long-term solution to save the NHS from bankruptcy. It is time to take the bold and radical decisions to integrate physical activity into our daily lives. For the sake of our health and that of the NHS, we must all take responsibility.
Our most recent report, 'Generation Inactive', has found a worrying lack of tracking and measurement of children's physical activity and fitness in primary schools, and examines different ways we can encourage 'the least active generation in history' to become more fit and active. We can't continue to focus on the size of their waists when it is the health of their hearts that is most important.
Swimmer-turned-cyclist Sarah Storey today won her 11th Paralympic title with an imperious victory in the women's C4-5 road
Former Paralympian Baroness Grey-Thompson has revealed to Channel 4 News that she recently had to crawl off a train unassisted