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Making obesity everybody’s business: A whole systems approach to obesity

Obesity is considered to be one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. Without action, the health of individuals will continue to suffer, health inequalities associated with obesity will remain and the economic and social costs will increase to unsustainable levels.

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Healthy beginnings: Giving our children the best start in life

Giving children a healthy start in life is one of the most important jobs councils do and we all have a duty to make sure that children, along with their mums and dads, have access to the services they need.

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Healthier Food Procurement

A multifaceted approach to tackling this issue appears in all local authorities' health and wellbeing strategies.

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Healthier Food Procurement

A multifaceted approach to tackling this issue appears in all local authorities' health and wellbeing strategies.

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Tackling poor oral health in children: local government's public health role

Large numbers of young children have teeth extracted under general anaesthesia in hospital because of dental decay.

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Healthy weight, healthy futures

Local government action to tackle childhood obesity

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Best start in life: promoting good emotional wellbeing and mental health for children and young people

Children and young people's mental health services and social care can help to pick up the pieces when things go wrong. But it is councils and their partners who can play a lead role in trying to ensure problems don't develop in the first place.

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Think autism

Examples of how local councils support people with autistic spectrum conditions

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National Child Measurement programme: briefing for elected members

They address a number of transitional issues relating to the transfer of responsibility for delivering the National Child Measurement programme, which moved from PCTs to local government in April 2013.

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Establishing Local Healthwatch: engaging with children and young people

Establishing local Healthwatch (LHW) is a series of briefings produced by the LGA to assist local authorities and their partners in local communities and the NHS to support the commissioning, setting up and early development of local Healthwatch.