Obesity in the UK

On Tuesday 1 April members met to discuss obesity in the UK and the policy options for tackling it. The meeting followed the publication of updated information in January from Public Health England presenting data on obesity and overweight levels and trends in children and adults and a new paper, State of the Nation’s Waistline, published by the National Obesity Forum. The guest speakers were: Richard Cienciala, Deputy Director for Health and Wellbeing in the Department of Health; Professor Klim McPherson, Chair of the UK Health Forum; and Professor David Haslam, Chair of the National Obesity Forum.

 

Meeting documents

Minutes - 1 April 2014 (82k)

Presentation slides - Prof Klim McPherson (1,331k)

Presentation slides - Prof David Haslam (2,276k)

Archived meeting documents