It would seem that some councils and NHS trusts are now deciding that their obesity programmes are too expensive to carry on with.
There is too much state interference in how we live as it is.
Of course we have the howls of anguish coming from those anxious to keep their jobs at any cost.
Rachael McGrath, from Mend, warned that evidence-based obesity programmes are vital in preventing children developing chronic diseases such as diabetes. She said: "Being overweight in childhood is one of the biggest risks to a child's current and future health.
Children who are above a healthy weight are much more likely to become obese adults and are at a greater risk of developing chronic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and some types of cancer. With obesity already costing the NHS £4.2 billion each year, it's critical to continue investing in child obesity services."
Here’s some of their Funding partners.
Big Lottery Fund
Department of Health (West Midlands)
Department of Work and Pensions
National Skills Academy
National Sports Foundation
Welsh Assembly Government
Unfortunately I can’t find anywhere on their site that shows their accounts.
In my opinion there is enough material out in the wild about how we can live healthier without a need for these parasites. It should be the parents taking responsibility for their Children. Not abrogating their responsibility to outsiders.
Now if the councils could also get rid of their “Smoking Cessation Officers”, “Outreach Co-coordinators” (Whatever they are?), & “Alcohol Awareness Partners, we could all live in a happier, and more responsible world where we make our own decisions about our life style.