Better Labs For Better Health

Better HealthWestern Health is the auspice organisation for Better Health Plan for the West. The Chair of the BHPW Steering Group is Western Health’s Dr Arlene Wake, Executive Director Community Integration, Allied Health and Service Planning.

Many, if not most of these relate primarily to non-well being sectors, equivalent to food and beverages, power and infrastructure, and alcohol and tobacco. But their influence on health outcomes may be very real: all of the cease-smoking programmes on the planet cannot match the impression of the ban on advertising and smoking in public locations on smoking prevalence; and there is not any amount of spending on childhood obesity programmes that may make up for the regulatory vacuum in this space.

On the final day of June we reached the Somme itself, prepared for the centenary ceremonies close to Albert the next day and I felt the spirit of Great Uncle Arthur once once more. We moved on to Vimy, Armentieres, Ypres and Passchendale; past the spot the place a British soldier spared Adolf Hitler’s life and the place Winston Churchill served his nation.


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