Kevin Fenton

Type: Person
Name: Kevin Fenton
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Stand at your desk to reduce risk of heart attacks, says health expert

Standing at work could help lower obesity levels and improve employees general health, according to a public health expert.The National Director for Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England, Kevin Fenton, said that rather than spending all day sat ... [Published HR Grapevine - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Standardized packaging of tobacco products can help UK save up to £500m

Figures released by the Public Health England (PHE) have revealed that standardized packaging of tobacco products could help the UK save up to £500m.These new figures follow a data released by the Australian treasury in December 2012, which show a fall ... [Published Packaging Business Review - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Standardised tobacco packaging evidence 'stronger than ever'

7 August 2014Efforts to introduce standardised tobacco branding have been boosted after public health experts declared it could be a ‘game changer’ for people’s health.In its response to a government consultation on regulations for introducing standardised ... [Published British Medical Association - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Tool to demonstrate economic value of sport launched for local authorities

BY Tom Walker Sport England has launched a new modelling tool, designed to help local authorities calculate the economic impact of sport on their communities.The Economic value of sport – local model will provide each local authority, county sport partnership ... [Published Leisure Opportunities - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Taking on chronic illness: five top people to follow on Twitter

_ In England alone a staggering , such as diabetes or asthma. There are teams of researchers working to explore the causes of these chronic illness and raise awareness of them in efforts to save the NHS billions annually – £77bn to be precise.Our list ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]

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PHE national director of health and wellbeing Kevin Fenton said: "smoking remains the biggest cause of premature mortality in england, accounting for 80,000 deaths every year. standardised packaging is a powerful measure that would help to save lives."

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Stand at your desk to reduce risk of heart atta... [Published HR Grapevine - Aug 22 2014]
Standardized packaging of tobacco products can ... [Published Packaging Business Review - Aug 08 2014]
Standardised tobacco packaging evidence 'strong... [Published British Medical Association - Aug 07 2014]
Tool to demonstrate economic value of sport lau... [Published Leisure Opportunities - Aug 04 2014]
Taking on chronic illness: five top people to f... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
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