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Artie Beat Club

British Heart Foundation Heart health, Healthy lifestyle, Health promotion The Artie Beat's Club is aimed at 7-11 years, encouraging them to be fit and healthy and educating them on hear health. Members receive 4 magazines each year which include fac ...

Active Clubs

British Heart Foundation Healthy eating, Physical activity, Young people, Obesity, Overweight Active Clubs is a national programme designed to encourage more children and young people to take part in physical activity, particularly during out of school ho ...

Health at Work Programme

British Heart Foundation HEALTH PROMOTION, HEALTHY EATING, MENTAL HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WELLBEING, WORKPLACE The Health at Work programme offers tools and resources needded to start a health at work club. Members can benefit from:•a free welcome pack ...

CBHF

British Heart Foundation Healthy lifestyle, Activity, Health promotion The CBHF website is an interactive website for 7-11 year olds. It includes games, activities and information on keeping your heart healthy and encourages healthy lifestyle choices. Car ...

Yoobot

British Heart Foundation Online game for students promoting healthy lifestyle choices Yoobot is an online game where students can create a mini version of themselves (by scanning in a photo) to feed and look after. There's a time accelerator within t ...

YHeart

British Heart Foundation Website for 11-18 year olds promoting healthy lifestyles Yheart is an interactive website aimed at 11-18 year olds, promoting healthy lifestyles. It provides information on healthy eating, physical activity and heart health throug ...

Kid's and Schools Catalogue

British Heart Foundation CHILD, CORONARY HEART DISEASE, LIFESTYLE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, YOUNG PEOPLE The kid's and schools catalogue features all the resources they BHF have for 3-18 year olds covering topics such as physical activity, science and cong ...

Heart Towns

British Heart Foundation CORONARY HEART DISEASE, HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY, LIFESTYLE Heart Towns and cities will benefit from this programmes wide range of resources and education programmes so that everybody can take practical steps to improve their heart ...

Living Costs and Food Survey (LCF)

Office for National Statistics (ONS) EXPENDITURE, FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, HOUSEHOLD, INCOME, NUTRITION, FOOD CONSUMPTION In January 2008 the Living Costs and Food Survey (LCF) replaced the Expenditure and Food Survey. The LCF collects information on spending p ...

The Coronary Heart Disease National Service Framework: Building on excellence,maintaining progress- Progress report for 2008

This progress report marks the fifth anniversary of the National Service Framework for Coronary Heart Disease. This is a copy of the main report downladed to the SEPHO website. Another resource contains a link to the page on the Department of Health websi ...

BGS response to the Health Foundation Improvement Report on Dementia Care

Dementia services have moved up the agenda in recent years, highlighted by the publication of the National Dementia Strategy in February 2009. The Health Foundation's improvement report on dementia care hopes to bring together data, research and good ...

Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) The advice in the NICE guideli ...

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (PH 25)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on the prevention of cardiovascular disease at the population level The guidance is for government, the NHS, local authorities, industry and all those whose actions influence the population’s ...

Alcohol-use Disorder: Preventing Harmful Drinking (PH 24)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Harmful drinking, Alcohol consumption, Drugs misuse, Education, Prevention This guidance is for government, industry and commerce, the NHS and all those whose actions affect the population’s attitude t ...

Equality Bill: Making it work Policy proposals for specific duties: Policy Statement

The new single Equality Duty represents an exciting next step in equality legislation. The existing public sector equality duties for race, disability and gender were pioneering pieces of legislation which placed the public sector at the forefront of tack ...

Interventions to achieve long-term weight loss in obese older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis

 1 Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK2 Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UKAddress correspondence to: M. Witham. Tel: (+44) 1382 632436; Fax: (+44) 1382 660675. Email: ...

What do older people with high support needs want and value from life? Involving older people in shaping 'A Better Life'

JRF has recently embarked on a major new programme: 'A Better Life', the central question of which is: "How can we ensure a better life and better choices for older people who need high levels of support?" We now want to commission a p ...

Promoting Mental Wellbeing at Work (PH 22)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance to promote mental wellbeing through productive and healthy working conditions The guidance is for those who have a direct or indirect role in, and responsibility for, promoting mental wellbein ...

24-hour ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring is unhelpful in the investigation of older persons with recurrent falls

John Davison, Steven Brady and Rose Anne KennyBackground: although frequently used in the assessment of patients with falls, it is unclear whether 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiography contributes to their assessment in older persons.Objective: to identi ...

The Composition of Foods Series

Food Standards Agency, Northern Ireland The nutritional value of foods consumed in the UK The Food Standards Agency (FSA) maintains the UK Nutrient Databank, which contains extensive information on the nutrient content of foods commonly consumed in the UK ...