Policy paper

Childhood obesity plan: PHE’s role in implementation

Outlines PHE's priority for reducing the proportion of overweight children leaving primary school.



Public Health England (PHE) will work with the Department of Health, other government departments and a wide range of stakeholders to achieve the aim of significantly reducing England’s rate of childhood obesity within the next 10 years. 2 of PHE’s main contributions will be through implementing a sugar reduction programme and reviewing the nutrient profile model which categorises food according to its nutrient value.

Published 29 September 2016