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ukactive Summit speaker interviews: Mike Farrar

ukactive Summit speaker interviews: Mike Farrar

17 January 2013

Mike Farrar CBE and chief executive of NHS Confederation interviewed by ukactive chairman Fred Turok. Under discussion is: the role of GP's and medical professionals in prescribing exercise; the potential of spogo.co.uk; getting the UK active is not down to Government alone.

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ukactive Summit speaker interviews: Professor Mike Kelly

ukactive Summit speaker interviews: Professor Mike Kelly

16 January 2013

Professor Mike Kelly, director of the centre of public health excellence at NICE interviewed by ukactive chairman Fred Turok. They discuss: the importance of physical activity, as outlined by their guidelines and how the science of behaviour change can help their practical application at the local level.

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ukactive calls for operators to submit data to sector-leading benchmarking tool

16 January 2013

Deadline for data submissions for the latest round of business performance benchmarking extended until Friday 18th January.

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ukactive Summit speaker interviews: Anna Soubry MP

ukactive Summit speaker interviews: Anna Soubry MP

16 January 2013

Anna Soubry MP and parliamentry secretary of state for the Department of Health interviewed by ukactive chairman Fred Turok. They discuss: how physical activity and wellbeing is at the heart of government; how the planned devolution of health authorities can facilitate change; the role of GP's and medical professionals in prescribing exercise; the need for cross party action and cultural change.

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Entries for the Flame Awards 2013 close on 28th January

15 January 2013

CEO David Stalker has a message for operators considering entering this year's Flame Awards.

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ukactive response to Guardian articles on unfair gym contracts

14 January 2013

On the 12th January the Guardian newspaper released two articles detailing changes made to the composition, enforcement and penalties related to unfair gym contracts.    

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Hypopresive Method fitness programme comes to UK

11 January 2013

Health and fitness education provider Premier Training International is bringing a fitness training method, used in Spanish and French speaking countries since 1990, to the UK.

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