Let’s get moving: commissioning guidance: a new physical activity care pathway

Source: Department of Health

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Date of publication: September, 2009

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: Recent evidence has shown that just five conditions, of which one is cardiovascular disease, cost the NHS an estimated £1.8 billion annually. The Secretary of State for Health has called on the NHS to make the promotion of physical activity core business rather than a peripheral concern. The ‘Let’s get moving’ guidance presents an evidence-based behaviour charter model. It encourages local commissioning of physical activity interventions in primary care.

Length of publication: 86 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

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