This week the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, urged us all to take more responsibility for our own health.  This is exactly what a new group in Dartmouth called Dartmouth Together is about.

The group will be engaging with the wider public in early 2019 having already secured the support of 34 local groups.  Their first newsletter can be found by clicking on the link below – in this you can read about the type of opportunity the group is trying to establish and how it is going about this work.

Dartmouth Together Newsletter Nov 2018

Matt Hancock said:

Prevention is a bigger health topic than many people realise – and it’s about to get bigger.

When we think about staying healthy, it’s often within the narrow bandwidth of eating well, exercising regularly and avoiding smoking. These are important issues for us all to address of course, but there’s so much more to it than smoothies, park runs and vaping.

Read more here –

Matt Hancock: My vision for prevention

 

 

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