This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

pul jul aug2020 cover 80x101px
Read the latest issue online

Independents' Day

Report this comment to a moderator

Please fill in the form below if you think a comment is unsuitable. Your comments will be sent to our moderator for review.

Report comment to moderator

Required fields.

Headline

NHS Health Checks to be reviewed under government prevention plans

Comment

Ivan Bennett- though what u add is correct- “ health” doesn’t address this.... see Black report etc...... social changes do!!!! Hence public health and health prevention- critical as it is..... should be separate from health care..... Increased health input doesn’t reverse obesity, smoking, drinking etc etc - social changes do Exercise in school etc etc..... It’s a key point ; health care influences about 10% of population health We have enough to do caring for sick people- public health and social changes should be preventing them getting to us....... that’s whats overloading GP currently- confusing all singing all dancing roles- emergency care, routine care, health promotion, It confusing for patients and impossible for doctors......

Posted date

24 Jul 2019

Posted time

8:36pm

required
required
required