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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

October

The Telegraph The public deserves better than stealth NHS closures

The public deserves better than stealth NHS closures

Julia Manning, the chief executive of think tank 2020health on the need for a public conversation about the challenges facing the NHS read on The public deserves better than stealth NHS closures

BBC Radio Kent Plans to stop opening of fast food outlets near schools

Plans to stop opening of fast food outlets near schools

Julia Manning talked to John Warnett on BBC Radio Kent Breakfast show about Kent County Council's possible plans to stop fast food outlets opening near schools as part of its strategy to tackle obesity. Julia Manning discussed 2020health's recent report 'Careless Eating Costs Lives'. One of the reports recommendations is a licence system for fast food outlets. This would not ban outlets but limit numbers and access and incentivise outlets offering healthier options. read on Plans to stop opening of fast food outlets near schools

AXA PPP Health Tech & you Press Notice New research highlights public demand for health technology to combat obesity epidemic

New research highlights public demand for health technology to combat obesity epidemic

A Government minister today highlighted the findings of the first AXA PPP Health Tech & You State of the Nation survey which reveals the nation’s attitudes towards health technology and how obesity is the number one public health concern that needs be tackled using health technologies during the next 12 months. (1) read on New research highlights public demand for health technology to combat obesity epidemic

AXA PPP Health Tech & you Press Notice Could personal health technology shift the power of care to patients?

Could personal health technology shift the power of care to patients?

A government minister has announced that personal health technology has the potential to save the NHS millions and is encouraging people of all ages to embrace new technology to better manage their own health. read on Could personal health technology shift the power of care to patients?

LBC Radio NHS Strike

Julia Manning talked to Nick Ferrari about the NHS Strike and the fact midwives were striking for the first time in history. Nick asked Julia what level of support she had for the Strike. Julia noted that although the public hold NHS staff with great affection and will be sympathic, up to half of NHS get incremental pay so they would have received a pay rise each year. Julia also pointed out that NHS staff receive generous pensions. read on NHS Strike

Press Release Careless Eating Costs Lives

Careless Eating Costs Lives

Obesity crisis requires government taskforce to apply ‘Obesity test’ to all new legislation. read on Careless Eating Costs Lives

The Guardian Clamp down on takeaways near schools to stem rise in obesity, says thinktank

2020health calls for outlets to be licenced and says limiting their numbers will help schools to support healthy eating. read on Clamp down on takeaways near schools to stem rise in obesity, says thinktank

The Guardian Are foreign patients really to blame for NHS squeeze?

There are no hard numbers to back up Nigel Farage’s claim and no leading experts making the same argument. read on Are foreign patients really to blame for NHS squeeze?

The Observer Most Tory MPs back NHS pay rise, new poll shows

More than half of Conservative MPs polled support across-the-board rise rejected by Jeremy Hunt. read on Most Tory MPs back NHS pay rise, new poll shows