Whole Systems Approaches to promote healthier weight conference, 19 May 2022

Download the presentations from these sessions.


Session 1: Whole Systems Approach to promoting healthier weight

Overview of Whole Systems Approaches to obesity
Margie van Dijk, Team Leader, Obesity and Healthy Weight, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID)    

Working towards implementing Whole Systems Approaches to obesity
Professor Paul Gately, Professor of Exercise and Obesity, Leeds Beckett University and founder of MoreLife

How can local authorities reduce obesity? Insights from NIHR research
Sally Williams, Content Lead, NIHR Evidence

Session 2: Local examples: actions as part of a Whole Systems Approach

Early Years food environment: Nottinghamshire Childhood Obesity Trailblazer
Steph Morrissey, Public Health and Commissioning Manager, Nottinghamshire County Council

Restricting advertising of less healthy foods across the TFL network: Greater London Authority Evaluation
Steven Cummins, Professor of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 

Whole Systems Approach to healthy weight: the story so far for Oxfordshire
Claire Gray and Sal Culmer, Health Improvement Practitioner, Oxfordshire County Council

Whole Systems Approach to Promoting Healthier Weight – Hull’s Journey 
Dr Duncan Radley, Senior Research Fellow, Leeds Beckett University

Tim Fielding FFPH, Assistant Director Health and Wellbeing & Deputy DPH, Hull City Council

Food Active’s declaration on healthy weight and Liverpool City Council’s approach: a case study
Dr Robin Ireland, Director of Research, Food Active

Food Active’s declaration on healthy weight and Liverpool City Council’s approach: a case study
James Woolgar, Advanced Public Health Practitioner, Liverpool City Council

Session 3: Tier 2 Adult Weight Management: promoting a healthy weight

Development of a weight management service in Sandwell
Ricky Byrnes, Physical Activity Project Manager, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

A community development model of commissioning adult weight management services in areas of high need in Bristol
Sally Hogg, Consultant in Public Health and Lead for Healthier People and Places Team, Public Health Bristol, Bristol City Council
Mohammed Elsharif, Communities Development Manager, North Team, Bristol City Council
Stuart King, Chief Executive, Bee Zee Bodies

The twelfth man: engaging men in weight management programmes
Behnam Khazaeli, Senior Public Health Manager, North Tyneside Council