Opinion

Weighing up the facts about obesity

Sabrina Rafael, Analyst, ZPB Associates Obesity is a problem across both developed and developing nations. Over half of the population in many countries are overweight or obese, leading to a wide range of health and social costs. It is often asked, what is the single most important intervention to tackle obesity and to the dismay…

News

GP pressures, innovation and bicycle prescriptions – This week’s Friday Five

Minister announces new national innovation ‘unit’ Health Minister Nicola Blackwood has announced that a new national unit is being established to oversee innovation and medicines. It will be led by Dr Sam Roberts, who is currently NHSE and I’s director of innovation and research. The innovation unit will house the accelerated access collaborative, which was…

Opinion

Digital health: promise or hype?

By Isabella Taylor Team ZPB were lucky enough to spend their Valentine’s Day with the Cambridge Health Network (CHN) as it kicked off its spring programme for the ‘Digital Health Summit’. Hosted at Bloomberg’s London HQ, the Summit aimed to answer the question of whether digital health is ‘promise or hype’, to which the resounding response…