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Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Advice for clinicians on COVID-19 (coronavirus) is here. If you are a member of the public looking for health advice, visit the NHS website or North Yorkshire Public Health. And if you are looking for the latest travel information, and advice about the government response to the outbreak, go to the website.

Last updated: 30 March, 2020 15:59pm

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Lifestyle Management

The health harm and cost of obesity and its related diseases are so great that it is equivalent to smoking.

Being overweight is the second biggest cause of cancer, after smoking, and is the major cause of Type 2 diabetes – a disease where the treatment and complications cost nine per cent of the NHS budget annually.

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG and our public health partners are committed to helping people quit smoking, exercise more and maintain a healthy weight.

This also forms part of our commitment through the Ambition For Health partnership.

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