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Childhood obesity

Child playing and eating an apple
Sarah Hickey
Sarah Hickey
Programme Director (maternity leave)
Opinion
15 Jul 2021

Market forces shape children’s health – Government can determine whether for better or worse

Our response to part two of the National Food Strategy authored by Henry Dimbleby.

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Health effects of air pollution Childhood obesity

Street with planters and signs blocking access to car traffic
Niamh McGarry
Research Director at ClearView Research
Opinion
01 Jun 2021

How community researchers are helping us assess Healthy Streets

Through our Healthy Streets Southwark project, we're using researchers from the local area to help us evaluate measures to make streets safer and more useable.

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Childhood obesity Urban health

Food market
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Reports
18 May 2021

Urban Food Futures

What will the food environment in inner cities be like in 2035? What will have changed or remained the same? We're visualising what a better food future could look like that works for us all. 

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Childhood obesity

Mum and daughter at self-checkout in a supermarket
Louise Foreman
Louise Foreman
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
06 May 2021

Making healthy options easier: how supermarkets can support children’s nutrition

Portfolio Manager Louise Foreman and Engagement Manager Matthias Lomas from Guy's & St Thomas' Foundation discuss how we are working to shape healthier and more equitable food environments.

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Childhood obesity

Woman shopping in supermarket
Claire Stidston
Claire Stidston
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
01 Apr 2021

Healthy profits: how wholesalers and retailers can increase sales of healthy products

Portfolio Manager Claire Stidston shares more on our pilot to engage wholesalers and convenience stores to drive uptake of healthier options.

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Childhood obesity COVID-19

Mother and son in kitchen
Sarah Hickey
Sarah Hickey
Programme Director (maternity leave)
Opinion
30 Mar 2021

Holding the past, present, and future when working on food during the pandemic

Programme Director Sarah Hickey shares her reflections on COVID-19's impact on our childhood obesity programme.

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Childhood obesity

Woman shopping in supermarket
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Reports
26 Mar 2021

Engaging with wholesalers and convenience stores to drive uptake of healthier options

Demonstrating how simple and practical changes can help influence retailers to purchase healthier options

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Childhood obesity

Boy eating school food
Sarah Hickey
Sarah Hickey
Programme Director (maternity leave)
Opinion
14 Jan 2021

Children’s health first: making nutritional quality a priority in food subsidy schemes

Programme Director Sarah Hickey shares how we are continuing to support families at risk of food insecurity as part of our response to COVID-19.

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Childhood obesity

Boy eating sandwich
Sarah Hickey
Sarah Hickey
Programme Director (maternity leave)
Opinion
12 Nov 2020

The Government’s winter package on addressing inequities in children’s diets

For food programmes to have a meaningful impact on health inequities, they need a persistent eye on two things: access and quality.

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