|But can people stay sufficiently motivated to maintain their changed lifestyles?|
Matt Hancock has published his vision for how he plans to transform the government’s approach to prevention, paving the way for a green paper in 2019.
The document, ‘Prevention is better than cure’, builds on the government’s previous work in areas such as childhood obesity and social prescribing. It shifts the focus to primary & community care services and the value they can bring in offering early support.Prevention will be at the heart of the NHS long-term plan, and will use new approaches like predictive prevention, which will explore how digital technology can be used to offer individuals precise & targeted health advice.
|‘Catching’ it early can be beneficial|