Healthy lifestyle initiatives in Hertfordshire

Source: Hertfordshire Life
Date: 16-Aug-2016

A strategy for a healthier, happier Hertfordshire from toddlers to pensioners has been launched.

The Health and Wellbeing Strategy created by the county and district councils, NHS and Healthwatch focuses on four groups: 0-5 years, 6-25s, working-age adults and 65s and over.

Health and Wellbeing Board chairman Colette Wyatt-Lowe said while general health in the county was good, some communities are falling behind.

‘Every year, far too many people suffer avoidable ill health or die earlier than they should. These inequalities need to be tackled to make life better for everyone.

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