Obesity is on the rise in France according to the latest epidemiological survey

Hugo Mills
07 Jul 2021

Obesity is on the rise in France according to the latest epidemiological survey

Obesity rate in France Obesity has doubled in France during the last 25 years. The new national epidemiological survey on overweight and obesity by  Obepi-Roche (2020) presented last week by “la Ligue contre l’obésité” showed obesity has increased significantly since the last Obepi-Roche survey (2012), 8 years ago. The survey, which involved 12,000 French participants,...
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Hugo Mills
24 Jun 2021

We’re Hiring! Medway Community Engagement Facilitator

If you are passionate about the benefits of health and wellbeing, a healthy diet and physical activity, and have the motivational skills to engage your community, then this role could be ideal for you! C3 Collaborating for Health is looking to recruit within Medway, an enthusiastic community member, who is committed to improving the health of...
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Hugo Mills
22 Jun 2021

Windrush Day 2021

C3 today acknowledges the anniversary of the arrival of the Windrush at Tilbury in 1948. It heralded the enormous, the continuing, and the highly valuable contribution that generations of healthcare professionals of Caribbean provenance were going to make to the NHS in the UK, and without whom the NHS would not have been able to...
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Hugo Mills
17 Jun 2021

As the nursing work force reaches breaking point, the time to act is upon us

The biggest reason for nurses being absent from work due illness in England, Scotland and Wales is mental ill-health. In Northern Ireland, it is the second-biggest reason. C3’s nursing programme aims to develop strategies to promote the wellbeing of the nursing workforce. Our ongoing work to address the healthy weight of nurses has led to...
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Hugo Mills
16 Jun 2021

Postcards From The Edge: C3’s webinar on the lessons learned from Covid-19

On Tuesday, 15th of June, C3 held the last in its season of morning workplace health webinars in conjunction with the Society of Occupational Medicine. C3’s work focuses on the prevention of chronic disease, and examining the main risk factors. Many of these risk factors have driven the mortality of the novel coronavirus, and we...
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Hugo Mills
15 Jun 2021

Nursing Minds Update

Our Nursing Minds campaign to highlight the continued neglect of nurses’ mental health has sparked plenty of interest. Nursing Times followed up its own survey of nurses’ mental health with a news story on 9 April  about C3’s Policy Paper. NT’s survey had found that almost two-thirds of nurses felt their mental health had deteriorated...
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Lauren Aucoin
09 Jun 2021

Youth Smoking in UK

Youth smoking has long enjoyed a high profile in the arena of public health  both worldwide and in the UK, where there has been an associated decrease in youth smoking prevalence since 1982, with rates reduced from 25% in 1982 to 5% in 2018.However, the issue remains serious, now coloured somewhat by the increased popularity...
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Hugo Mills
04 Jun 2021

Christine Hancock addresses the George Institute on tobacco

  On Thursday the 3rd of June, 2021, C3’s CEO, Christine Hancock joined the George Institute for Global Health to give a talk on: ‘Smoking in the time of COVID: Challenges and opportunities in Australia and the United Kingdom’ to mark World No Tobacco Day 2021. Speaking alongside others including Prof. Martin McKee of LSHTM...
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Lauren Aucoin
04 Jun 2021

Stress and Covid-19- What’s the Connection?

The Covid-19 pandemic has been associated with increased stress for many individuals. Such stress can interfere with sleep, causing us to feel exhausted and exacerbating burnout. There are also long-term considerations. Long-term, but low-intensity stress can cause chronic activation of the stress response system, which is associated with increased risk for a variety of health...
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