Health and wellbeing UK

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Green GymEdit

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


Apps for sustainabilityEdit

Splashpath, find your local swimming pools

Citizens data initiativeEdit


Network of Wellbeing


News and commentEdit



Sep 11 Cambridgeshire: Mind over natter: the English town with a big mental health plan [1]


Jan 9 Urban sustainability UK: Urban co-design for better wellbeing and health: Healthy New Town [2]


Prototyping a ‘Citizen Research Centre’ by Sarah Drummond, Nov 14 [3]

Can we radically transform the way we deliver health and social care in the UK? Feb 26 [4]

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Somerset: The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community, Feb 21, George Monbiot [5]

We need to talk about ageing – and it’s about far more than the NHS, Feb 4, John Harris [6]

Saving the NHS means forcing us to change the way we lead our lives, Nick Cohen, Jan 28 [7]


Huge health gap revealed between UK’s rich and poor, Dec 23 [8]

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Yes, This Is Britain’s Happiest Place. (It Looks Beautiful in the Rain.) Nov 13 [9]

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Totnes: Caring Town: Fiona Ward, May 3 [10]

People, place and partnerships in health, May 2 [11]

Being poor kills – to improve public health the government must tackle inequality, Apr 10 [12]


Health hackers: the patients taking medical innovation into their own hands, October 26 [13]

Top doctor: social inequality in UK costing 550 lives every day, September 10 [14]

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