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HENRY Chief Executive to speak at free webinar on Childhood Food Poverty

Tue, 27/10/2020

On the 10th of November, HENRY Chief Executive, Kim Roberts will take part in a free webinar and panel discussion that will explore how policy and social actors can tackle childhood poverty. 

The discussion will consider how over the last ten years the number of children in the UK living with food poverty has increased alongside a rise in childhood obesity. 

COVID-19 exposes fragility of infant feeding support in the UK

Mon, 3/08/2020

HENRY is pleased to be a signatory on a letter sent to mark World Breastfeeding Week to Jo Churchill, Undersecretary of State, Department of Health and Social Care and Alison Thewliss, MP, Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group on Infant Feeding and Inequalities calling on the UK government to address the fragility of UK breastfeeding support services. 

Charities urge government to take greater action in achieving the goals of the Childhood Obesity Plan

Wed, 15/07/2020

Ahead of the Prime Minister’s imminent plans to address obesity in the UK, Action on Sugar, Action on Salt and 47 leading health charities, including HENRY, and researchers representing both the treatment and prevention of obesity, are urging Mr Johnson to implement all outstanding recommendations previously committed to in Chapters 1, 2 and 3 of the Government’s…

Charities call on government to take urgent action to keep babies safe

Thu, 9/04/2020

HENRY is pleased to be supporting this initiative led by the First 1001 Days Movement to protect babies during the current lockdown

Today, over 40 leading mental health, family and children’s charities and professional bodies are calling on national and local decision makers to give urgent attention to the wellbeing of babies, toddlers and their parents…

Update on HENRY family support and Covid-19

Tue, 17/03/2020
During the current uncertainty surrounding the spread of coronavirus, HENRY and our staff are committed to helping families get the best start for their young children during such challenging times.

HENRY in the Jewish Telegraph

Thu, 22/08/2019
In August, the Jewish Telegraph interviewed Professor Mary Rudolf, one of HENRY's founders, about the recently published Paediatric Obesity paper on falling obesity rates in Leeds and the deployment of HENRY-based services in Israel.

HENRY plays a key role in reducing child obesity rates in Leeds

Wed, 1/05/2019
Exciting new research from Oxford University shows that Leeds is bucking the national trend of rising child obesity rates, showing a significant decline in obesity in children at age 5.

HENRY recognised in the 2019 Parliamentary Review

Thu, 18/04/2019
HENRY is delighted to have been recognised for its national best practice in The Parliamentary Review which has just launched this spring!
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