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

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

BBC Radio 4 Improving Public Health

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Julia Manning, Chief Executive at 2020health discusses ideas on improving public health, on You and Yours, presented by Shari Vahl. The programme explores what it will take to get people moving as new research from the Ramblers says a third of adults wouldn't consider walking more than twenty minutes to get from one place to another. That's even though NHS advice is for a hundred and fifty minutes a week! Would you consider standing up all day at work as a solution? How about tax incentives? How do we persuade the office workers, the drivers, the couch potations to change their habits and really use the stairs not the lift?