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Covid 19[edit | edit source]

Health and climate[edit | edit source]

Green Gym[edit | edit source]

The Conservation Volunteers' Green Gym programme aims to provide people with a way to enhance their fitness and health while taking action to improve the outdoor environment. It can be seen as enabling people to get fit who would not normally attend a conventional gym or sports centre. W

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Network of Wellbeing

Walking for Health describes itself as "England’s largest network of health walks with over 360 active walking schemes, helping people across the country lead a more active lifestyle... improving the mental and physical well-being of thousands of people." / Walking for Health

Apps for sustainability[edit | edit source]

Splashpath, find your local swimming pools

Citizens data initiative[edit | edit source]

Video for community action[edit | edit source]

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News and comment[edit | edit source]


London hospital trust to pay £250k to install LTN for public health benefits, Nov 17 [1] ...Southwark

Over 200 community support groups spring up as neighbours offer support during Coronavirus outbreak, Mutual Aid Press Release, [2] Mar 15


Extinction Rebellion

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Air pollution is now a 'health emergency', head of NHS England warns. [3] Oct 21 ...Environment quality UK news

Mind over natter: the English town with a big mental health plan. [4] Sep 11 ...Cambridgeshire

Urban co-design for better wellbeing and health: Healthy New Town. [5] Jan 9 ...Urban sustainability UK


Prototyping a ‘Citizen Research Centre’ by Sarah Drummond, Nov 14 [6]

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Future proofing with kindness. [7] Oct 9 ...Food UK news

Can we radically transform the way we deliver health and social care in the UK? Feb 26 [8]

The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community, Feb 21, George Monbiot. [9] ...Somerset

We need to talk about ageing – and it’s about far more than the NHS, Feb 4, John Harris. [10]

Saving the NHS means forcing us to change the way we lead our lives, Nick Cohen, Jan 28. [11]


Huge health gap revealed between UK’s rich and poor, Dec 23 [12]

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Yes, This Is Britain’s Happiest Place. (It Looks Beautiful in the Rain.) Nov 13 [13] ...Yorkshire and the Humber news

Caring Town: Fiona Ward, May 3 [14] ...Totnes

People, place and partnerships in health, May 2 [15]

Being poor kills – to improve public health the government must tackle inequality, Apr 10 [16]


Health hackers: the patients taking medical innovation into their own hands, October 26 [17]

Top doctor: social inequality in UK costing 550 lives every day, September 10 [18]


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