Tag Archives: Obesity

1p on income tax for the NHS and that’s just the start

The NHS needs more money. No-one should be any doubt about that. The NHS cannot operate without staff from ward orderlies to Consultants. It needs huge numbers of supplies from drugs to loo rolls; from blankets to bed pans; from … Continue reading

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Some facts about the NHS and the amendment on the Queens Speech

Over the last few hours I have seen a load of twaddle talked about the NHS and the Labour amendment on the Queens Speech largely by people who seem to know little about how the NHS or Parliament works. Let’s … Continue reading

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40 PER CENT INCREASE IN TYPE 2 DIABETES IN CHILDREN

Too many children look like this because they eat too many of this type of product and drink too much sugary drinks. Burgers and chips need to be treats and not part of a staple diet The number of children … Continue reading

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Sugar and Salt the New Nicotine!

We need to make a massive improvement to the diets of everyone but especially children if we are to stop what can only be described as the obesity tsunami facing our Country Regular readers of this blog might feel that … Continue reading

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Is Liverpool 1 putting profits before Children’s Health?

Too many of our children look like this because they eating and drinking things like this. Liverpool 1 must say no to Coca-Cola Last Wednesday I wrote to Liverpool One in two ways to try and ascertain whether or not … Continue reading

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If we want good health we need to pay for it

Norman Lamb was a first class Health Minister and Lib Dem Health Spokesperson. The policy he announced today shows courage and determination as well as a desire to bring people of all Parties and none together  to try and achieve … Continue reading

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No the Sugar Tax won’t solve the obesity problem

This is the fourth blog I have done about obesity this year so you might think I am obsessed. You would be right. As the saying goes ‘obesity is the new tobacco’. Obesity is a killer either directly or by … Continue reading

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