Additional Reading

These documents will help you widen your knowledge on behaviour change and prevention issues.

Easier Said Than Done

Describes a variety of approaches to facilitate healthy living and encourage active management of health.


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Living Well for Longer

National support for local action to reduce premature avoidable mortality.


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Health and work: infographics

A series of infographics intended to help raise awareness and understanding of the relationship between health and work.


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Health as a Social Movement Report

Demonstrates the power of social movements in driving transformational change in healthcare and society.


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Screening and brief intervention for obesity in primary care

A randomised trial exploring very brief, physician-delivered interventions to reduce bodyweight in obese patients.


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Healthcare Public Health Newsletter, October 2016

Case studies demonstrating how the MECC approach is being used in a variety of health and care settings.


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Attitudes to Obesity

This paper presents findings on attitudes in Britain towards obesity and what might be done to reduce its prevalence.


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Realising the Value Programme

Sets out ten key actions on what needs to happen and how to work differently to support population health and wellbeing. 


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Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour Report

Represents the most up-to-date analysis of UK adults and their level of inactivity.


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Fairness on the 83

Film about the 83 bus journey, engaging members of the public and professionals in discussion about inequality in their city.


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