Thursday, 9 February, 2023

The House of Commons Health & Social Care Committee called for proposals in relation to where it could focus future inquiries in relation to preventative healthcare.The RCPE has consistently argued that sustained, long-term investment in preventative health can help improve population health and reduce the demand for, and pressure on, acute health and community services and, consequently, some of the costs associated with those services. The College recommended diet, obesity, physical activity and alcohol misuse as areas on which the Committee may usefully focus. 

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