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Family Resources Survey (FRS)

Department for Work and Pensions, United Kingdom EMPLOYMENT, FINANCE, INCOME, MONITORING The Family Resources Survey is a continuous annual survey that collects information on the incomes and circumstances of private households in the United Kingdom (or G ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: Market Segmentation and Mapping

National Obesity Observatory BEHAVIOUR, OBESITY, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WEIGHT The 'Healthy Weight Healthy Lives: Consumer Insight Summary', published in November 2008, describes market research into families' attitudes and behaviours relating ...

Standard Evaluation Framework for weight management interventions: Core Criteria

National Obesity Observatory Essential criteria for evaluating a weight management intervention The National Obesity Observatory was established to provide a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data and evidence related t ...

Obesity: the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children [CG189]

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Clinical guidelines on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity. The NICE clinical guideline on the prevention, identification, assessment and managem ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: One Year On

Department of Health OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT, CONSUMER This report reviews progress on the delivery of Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross-Government Strategy for England (published January 2008) and sets out priorities for the future. Maintaining ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: Child Weight Management Programme and Training Providers Framework

Department of Health OBESITY, TRAINING, WEIGHT, YOUNG PEOPLE The Cross-Government Obesity Unit has developed a framework agreement with nine provider organisations, in order to support local commissioning of weight management services for children and you ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: Commissioning weight management services for children and young people

Department of Health OBESITY, WEIGHT, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, YOUNG PEOPLE This guide has been developed to support local areas in commissioning weight management services for children and young people. It is designed to reflect the move towards world class co ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: Consumer Insight Summary

Department of Health BEHAVIOUR, OBESITY, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY This report is a summary of the results of research carried out for the Department of Health into families' attitudes and behaviours relating to diet and activity. The research was carried ou ...

Research into parental attitudes towards the routine measurement of children's height and weight

Department of Health Annual measurement exercise involving the weighing and measuring of all Reception Year children as well as those in Year 6 in the academic year 2005-6. In 2007, the Department of Health commissioned research on parental attitudes towa ...

Healthy Lives, Brighter Futures: The Strategy for Children and Young People's Health

Department of Health OBESITY, SERVICES, WELLBEING In December 2007, the Government made a commitment in the Children's Plan to publish a child health strategy jointly between the Department of Health and the Department for Children, Schools and Famil ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A toolkit for developing local strategies

Department of Health OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, PREVENTION This toolkit is to help PCTs and Local Authorities plan, coordinate and implement comprehensive strategies to prevent and manage overweight and obesity. It provides information and tools including usefu ...

Food Access: whose responsibility?

New Policy Institute FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, FOOD POVERTY, LOW INCOME In Spring 2000, the New Policy Institute held a seminar to review four recent research projects addressing food access for low income communities, and to discuss where responsibility lies fo ...

Making the Link Between Obesity and wellbeing

10.14655/6744-3765 Snowden, L., Director, Inukshuk Briefing paper on obesity and its relation to wellbeing Making the links between Obesity & Well-being. A briefing paper developed for Care Services Improvement Partnership (CSIP) North West. The paper ...

Standard Evaluation Framework for Weight Management Interventions

The National Obesity Observatory (NOO) Standard Evaluation Framework (SEF) to assist practitioners in the evaluation of weight management interventions. The National Obesity Observatory has developed a Standard Evaluation Framework (SEF) to assist practit ...

A Qualitative Study of Primary Care Clinicians' Views of Treating Childhood Obesity

Walker et al. A research paper exploring general practitioners' and practice nurses' views on childhood obesity. The prevalence of childhood obesity is rising and the UK Government have stated a commitment to addressing obesity in general. This ...

Are Parents Aware that their Children are Overweight or Obese?

He, M. and Evans, A. A research article exploring parent's perceptions of their children's weight. The objective of this cross-sectional study is compare children's actual weight status with their parents' perceptions of their weight s ...

Childhood Obesity: Should Primary School Children be Routinely Screened? A Systematic Review and Discussion of the Evidence

Westwood, M. at al MONITORING, OBESITY, PREVENTION, SCREENING Population monitoring has been introduced in UK primary schools in an effort to track the growing obesity epidemic. It has been argued that parents should be informed of their child's resu ...

Children's Perceptions of Attending a Residential Weight-loss Camp in the UK

Holt, N.L,, Bewick, B.M. and Gately, P.J. A qualitative research article on children's perceptions of attending a residential paediatric weight-loss camp. Residential camps have been used to deliver weight-loss interventions to paediatric populations ...

Family-based Behavioural Treatment of Obesity: Acceptability and Effectiveness in the UK

Edwards, C., Nicholls, D., Croker, H., Van Zyl, S. and Viner, R. Wardle J. A qualitative research paper assessing family-based behavioural treatment for childhood obesity. Pre- and post-treatment for four consecutive treatment groups was assessed. Treatme ...

If Michael Owen drinks it, why can't I?'- 9 and 10 year olds' perceptions of physical activity and healthy eating

Gosling, R; Stanistreet, D; Swami, V A qualitative research paper exploring children's perceptions of healthy eating and physical activity. The ultimate aim of this qualitative study is to improve healthy lifestyle choices. Each child participated in ...

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