Notes to editors
- The King’s Fund completed a 12-month investigation into how the NHS can help people live healthier lifestyles in December 2008. The Kicking Bad Habits programme’s final report, Commissioning and Behaviour Change.
- The NHS Information Centre released figures showing 1 in 4 children aged 4-5 years old are obese, in December 2008.
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