Government support to help those living with obesity lose weight
On 4 March 2021, the government announced new specialised support to help those living with obesity to lose weight. According to the government press release, children, adults and families will be better supported to achieve and maintain a healthier weight through £100 million of new government support. Sir Keith Mills has been appointed to advise on a new incentives and reward approach to encourage healthy behaviours. The measures are part of the obesity strategy published by the Prime Minister in July 2020.
You can find more information about the support in the government's press release.