Obesity Bankrupted Our NHS!-Richard Kyle

August 25, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Europe/London Timezone
New Town Theatre
96 George St
Edinburgh EH2 3DH
0844 477 1000

Richard Kyle –Obesity Bankrupted Our NHS!

Dr Richard Kyle, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care

Too many of us are obese. Too many nurses are obese. It’s a fatal combination and the NHS is struggling under the weight. Obesity is something we just can’t afford. For every £100 spent on the NHS, a fiver is spent on obesity. In a decade, it’ll be a tenner. That’s £12 billion a year – enough to double the number of nurses in the NHS. Join Richard Kyle (Edinburgh Napier University) for a controversial take on the choice we face: pay up or slim down?