With the highest rate of obesity in western Europe, the UK must take action to promote health and support the wellbeing of the population.
Although the UK’s teenage pregnancy rate has fallen, it remains the highest in Western Europe – and cuts to services may hinder efforts to ameliorate this.
A recent study shows wine glasses have grown substantially over the decades, with a public health impact as people consume more alcohol.
We may think we understand what health is, but is there a single, clear definition? And how has the notion of what is ‘healthy’ changed over time?
Person-centred care is fundamental to health provision, and can be particularly beneficial in mental health, empowering people to work towards recovery.