Liverpool NHS Primary Care Trust - Mark Jones


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Liverpool NHS Primary Care Trust - Mark Jones

  1. 3. <ul><li>Approximately 76,000 adults and 13,000 children in Liverpool are obese </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity can shorten life expectancy by up to nine years </li></ul><ul><li>Increases the risk of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancers </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for approximately 30,000 deaths in UK per year </li></ul><ul><li>Costs NHS £5 million each year and the City’s wider economy an additional £15 million each year </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><li>The health of the people in Liverpool is generally worse than the English Average </li></ul><ul><li>“ Active People Survey 1” 2005/06 Adults achieving 3 x 30 </li></ul><ul><li>Liverpool 18% National 21% </li></ul><ul><li>We know that increasing levels of Physical Activity can positively impact upon Health Inequalities. </li></ul>
  3. 9. Conclusion <ul><li>Addressing perceived barriers to physical activity </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging with the Non User </li></ul><ul><li>City wide delivery, targeting communities with the highest level of deprivation and poorest standards of health. </li></ul><ul><li>Raising the profile of physical activity, creating pathways </li></ul><ul><li>“ more people more active more often. </li></ul>