Obesity is a complex and serious chronic disease that affects millions of people around the world. Those living with obesity face both medical and societal challenges, creating barriers to effective treatment.
An increase of 4% on 2017/18, when there were 10,660 admissions
Prevalence was over twice as high in the most deprived areas than the least deprived areas.
An increase of 23% on 2017/18, when there were 711 thousand admissions.
47% of children and young people were meeting the current physical activity guidelines
This included 26% of men and 29% of women who were obese.
Primed recognise the barriers patient’s face everyday.
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Making quality medicines accessible
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