Olga Hamilton attendance at ASO meeting 13 January 2015
The Association for the Study of Obesity, a charitable organisation dedicated to the understanding and treatment of obesity, held its East of England Regional Meeting in January of this year. CCH tutor Olga Hamilton, was delighted to be present at this meeting. In attendance were leading healthcare professionals in the field of obesity including, Dr Carly Hughes, Dr Anthony Leeds and Dr Helen Parretti. The meeting focussed on the science behind the NICE guidelines for the prevention and management of obesity and the recent updates. This was followed by discussions that proved to be highly motivating and extremely thought-provoking.
The NHS Chief Executive, Simon Stevens recently urged doctors and nurses to kick junk food and shed some pounds to set a good example to patients