23rd ECOG Congress, Liverpool 2013

August 27, 2013

Source: European Childhood Obesity Group.

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Date of publication: August, 2013.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: Programme and booking details of the 23rd European Childhood Obesity Group Congress which takes place in Liverpool, UK between 13-15 November, 2013.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.


Healthy Eating Week: 3-7 June 2013.

May 21, 2013

Source: British Nutrition Foundation.

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Date of publication: 2013.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is launching a Healthy Eating Week for all nurseries and schools throughout the UK to promote healthy diets and active lifestyles for children. Resources such as recipes, presentations, worksheets, interactive whiteboard activities, stickers and posters are available for those who register.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.


Obesity and related conditions: tackling an epidemic.

December 13, 2012

Source: Public Service Events.

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Date of publication: November, 2012.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: Programme and booking details for a multidisicplinary conference taking place in Manchester in February, 2013. The agenda will debate the key issues associated with individual behaviour, government legislation, food production and labelling, physical activity, childhood obesity and medical and financial interventions.

Length of publication: 1 web page.


Tackle obesity through a ‘community-wide’approach.

December 13, 2012

Source: NICE.

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Date of publication: 28th November, 2012.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: NICE has published a new pathway which sets out how local communities, with support from local organisations and networks can prevent overweight and obesity. The recommendations are aimed at local policy makers, commissioners, managers, practitioners and other professionals across all sectors of the local community.

Length of publication: web document.

Some important notes: Follow this link to access this NICE pathway.


Obesity 2012: The management of obesity and its complications.

September 10, 2012

Source: MA Healthcare Events.

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Date of publication: August, 2012.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: Programme and booking details for a multidisciplinary conference taking place in October in London. The speakers will examine what health care professionals can contribute to the management of obesity and its complications in relation to different populations.

Length of publication: 1 web page.

 


NOF 2012 Annual Conference – 28 November 2012.

July 30, 2012

Source: National Obesity Forum

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Date of publication: 6th July, 2012.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: Details of the 8th Annual Conference delivered by the National Obesity Forum which is taking place on 28th November, 2012 at the Royal College of Physicians.

Length of publication: 1 web page


New partnership to help with weight issues

February 21, 2012

Source: Midwives Magazine

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Date of publication: 30th January, 2012.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and Slimming World have come together in a new initiative aimed at supporting pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to maintain a healthy weight by eating well and taking moderate exercise during pregnancy and the post-natal period. 

Length of publication: 1 webpage.