Health of the Nation

Health of the Nation

A UK Department of Health strategy which was a central focus of health policy in England from 1992 to 1997. Health of the Nation (HotN) listed 27 targets for improving the nation's health in 5 areas: coronary heart disease and stroke; cancer; accidents; mental illness; HIV/AIDS and sexual health. Iit represented the first explicit attempt by central Government to provide a coherent approach to improving overall health in England.
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He argues that encouraging people to cook healthy food can do as much for the health of the nation as getting the Olympics to Britain.
The findings, part of Norwich Union Healthcare's Health of the Nation Index, come as a tandem online poll by the company found that 83% of people would be willing to travel abroad for a major operation if the waiting time was less than in the UK.
But many of those questioned for the Health of the Nation Index said work led to other, seemingly unrelatedconditions.
into the last weeks and days of life, money that would do far more for the health of the nation if left in the pockets of young parents to spend on the nutrition and education of their children.
The duties of the Surgeon General include protecting and advancing the health of the nation through educating the public; advocating for effective disease prevention and health promotion programs and activities; and providing a highly recognized symbol of national commitment to protecting and improving the public's health.
For years the health of the nation has lagged behind its English neighbours.
With one in five children not eating any fruit and 65 per cent of men and 57 per cent of women being overweight, the government believes there are major health issues that need to be tackled to protect the future health of the nation.
com/reports/c34993) has announced the addition of Health of the Nation Switzerland to their offering.
The Health of the Nation Index survey was carried out by health researchers Dr Foster, for Norwich Union Healthcare.
These figures prove that the longer we ignore the problem, the worse the health of the nation is going to get.
The AMs will be taking part in laughter therapy and tai chi in an attempt to improve the health of the nation.
The Commission gives all citizens a voice in decisions that affect not just their own health and that of their local community, but also the health of the nation.

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