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This article focuses on information specific to the United Kingdom. Please see our Health and wellbeing page for a topic overview.


Green Gym[edit]

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

Resources[edit]

Apps for sustainability[edit]

Splashpath, find your local swimming pools

Networks[edit]

Network of Wellbeing

Video[edit]

News and comment[edit]

2019

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Jan 9 Urban sustainability UK: Urban co-design for better wellbeing and health: Healthy New Town [1]

2018

Prototyping a ‘Citizen Research Centre’ by Sarah Drummond, Nov 14 [2]

Can we radically transform the way we deliver health and social care in the UK? Feb 26 [3]

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Somerset: The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community, Feb 21, George Monbiot [4]

We need to talk about ageing – and it’s about far more than the NHS, Feb 4, John Harris [5]

Saving the NHS means forcing us to change the way we lead our lives, Nick Cohen, Jan 28 [6]

2017

Huge health gap revealed between UK’s rich and poor, Dec 23 [7]

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Yes, This Is Britain’s Happiest Place. (It Looks Beautiful in the Rain.) Nov 13 [8]

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Totnes: Caring Town: Fiona Ward, May 3 [9]

People, place and partnerships in health, May 2 [10]

Being poor kills – to improve public health the government must tackle inequality, Apr 10 [11]

2015

Health hackers: the patients taking medical innovation into their own hands, October 26 [12]

Top doctor: social inequality in UK costing 550 lives every day, September 10 [13]

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References

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  1. What Works Centre for Wellbeing
  2. Medium
  3. thersa.org
  4. The Guardian
  5. The Guardian
  6. The Guardian
  7. The Guardian
  8. nytimes.com
  9. farnearer.org
  10. nesta.org.uk
  11. leftfootforward.org
  12. The Guardian
  13. The Guardian



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