The Physical Activity Plan Department of Health
Be Active, Be Healthy: Launched on Wednesday, 11 February
From the Department of Health website:
‘Be active, be healthy establishes a new framework for the delivery of physical activity alongside sport for the period leading up to the London 2012 Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and beyond. Programmes outlined in the plan will contribute to Government’s ambition of getting 2 million more people active by 2012 and have been designed to leave a lasting legacy from the Games...
For the first time ever the plan publishes the NHS costs of physical inactivity for every PCT in England, averaging £5 million per PCT every year – almost 1000 hip replacements per PCT.