Health and weight



Advisory Panel

Ann McPherson
Medical Director, &
Aidan MacFarlane
Independent International Consultant in Strategic Planning Child and Adolescent Health Services
Julian Hamilton-Shield
Consultant & Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology, Bristol University
Clare Philips
Director of Policy & Research, 11 Million
Kath Sharman
Head of Counselling Service, SHINE (Self-Help Independence Nutrition and Exercise)
Matthew J. Thompson
Clinical Lecturer & Co-Director of Oxford Centre for Monitoring & Diagnosis in Primary Care (MaDOx), Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford
Kathy Hawley
Expert Patients’ Programme
Rachel Pryke
General Practitioner, Winyates Health Centre, Redditch Member Adolescent Task Group, Royal College of General Practitioners
Ella Magal
Representative from Youth Advisory Panel
Kishorn Charles
Young person representative
Representative from Youth Advisory Panel
Sue Wilson
Consultant Hypnotherapist
Emma Healey
Lynne Kennedy
Honorary Lecturer Public Health Nutrition, University of Liverpool
Wendy Wills
Senior Research Fellow in Adolescent and Child Health, Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC), University of Hertfordshire
David Haslam
Chair, National Obesity Forum

We would like to thank all the young people who shared their stories and to everyone who helped with recruitment, in particular SHINE (Self Help Independence, Nutrition and Exercise), MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition … Do it! Programme) and Watch it programme (Leeds Primary Care Trust). Thanks also to Dr Kate Field for all her help.

Supported by:
Department of Health

Grant holders:
Sue Ziebland
Ann McPherson
Aidan Macfarlane


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