Tag: GWD

How to use the Great Weight Debate resources

19th October 2016

The Great Weight Debate ‘school engagement resources’ and ‘school communications resources’ have been developed to support schools to talk to parents, carers, pupils and students about the great weight debate. They have been developed with input from borough obesity leads about what kind of resources they would welcome.

Sugar reduction: The evidence for action

17th October 2016

This October 2016 document brings together the findings and conclusions from evidence reviewed by PHE to inform the government’s thinking on sugar in the diet. The review first considers the need for action – how much sugar we eat, where it comes from, the health issues associated with this and the benefits in reducing our […]

Obesity and our environment

17th October 2016

This short briefing gives an overview of the range of environmental and social factors that most experts agree cause childhood obesity. Boroughs may wish to use the information in this briefing in their Great Weight Debate events and activities.

Template media release for the Great Weight Debate

5th October 2016

A template media release that boroughs can use as you wish to promote the Great Weight Debate. We left space for a quote to be added in from your spokesperson, for example your Mayor/Council Leader. There is also space for a quote from your CCG and Healthwatch. You may wish to issue a joint release […]

Great Weight Debate survey

21st September 2016

Boroughs can invite residents to complete the Great Weight Survey by signposting them to the online survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/GWD2016 A hard copy version of the survey is also available here to print off. However, boroughs will need to ensure any responses captured in hard copy surveys are transferred into the online version.

Great Weight Debate banner for websites

21st September 2016

This banner is designed to be used on borough websites. Boroughs can add hyperlinks through to the GWD website or the survey directly. If you need a different sized banner please contact raybarnet@otmail.com

Template tweets for the Great Weight Debate

21st September 2016

The template tweets below are designed for boroughs to use to encourage their residents to get involved in the Great Weight Debate (GWD). Please feel free to use some or all of the tweets below and amend as you neeed to suit your borough.