This page includes details of MEND’s very latest achievements, newest programmes and everything else we’ve been up to since June 2011.
The Diabetes UK roadshow kicked off this week in Southwark and will be visiting 34 more locations this year, to help people to discover if they are at risk of diabetes and to promote healthy lifestyles.
A new resource for Citizenship and PSHE teachers, that aims to improve the health and well-being of young people has been launched today (4 April 2011) by Legal & General and MEND.
15 Mar 2011
Responsibility Deal – MEND responds
MEND's co-founder, Paul Sacher, comments on the Responsibility Deal outlined by the Department of Health today.
Children and young people who took part in the first all-Wales weight management programme are exercising more, eating healthier and spending less time watching TV and playing computer games, the Chief Medical Officer for Wales announced today.
Harry Macmillan, Chief Executive of MEND, responds to the publication of Statistics on obesity, physical activity and diet: England 2011.
Steve Brine MP has pledged to support Winchester families to get fit and healthy after signing up to MEND's new fellowship scheme.
The Bow Group, the oldest centre-right think tank in Britain, in conjunction with health social enterprise MEND has today published a report that reviews the health education policies and initiatives launched by the previous Government.
Harry MacMillan, Chief Executive of MEND, a social enterprise that is currently working with the DWP to get 250 NEETs into work, comments on David Cameron's announcement on unemployment.
Hundreds of families across the UK will receive free healthy lifestyle advice and support as a result of an exciting new partnership between the Premiership Rugby clubs and MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition...Do it!).
02 Jan 2011
MEND's response to the Great Swapathon
Harry MacMillan, MEND's Chief Executive, comments on the Great Swapathon.
Figures published by the National Child Measurement Programme today reveal an increase in overweight and obesity levels in school children.
Former Olympian and Commonwealth Gold medallist swimmer, Adam Whitehead, from Warwickshire has been helping children who attend MEND’s healthy living sessions to become healthier and more physically active. This is part of an exciting new mentoring scheme, being piloted for the first time in Dudley and Halesowen.
30 Nov 2010
Public Health White Paper - MEND responds
Harry MacMillan, Chief Executive of MEND, welcomes the new public health white paper, especially its focus on prevention and tackling health inequalities.
28 Oct 2010
Hospital Episode Statistics - MEND responds
New figures published today by the NHS Information Centre, reveal a 33% rise in hospital admissions due to obesity. MEND's Chief Executive, Harry MacMillan, responds.