The impact of homeworking on occupational sedentary behaviour: prevalence and opportunities

COVID-19 caused a rapid change in the working environment, resulting many workplaces having to close and vast numbers of workers now working from home. Initial evidence suggests that levels of physical activity in the population have fallen over the course of the pandemic.

Can social prescribing contribute to improving the health and well-being of the population?

Social prescribing aims to empower the public to self-manage their health and wellbeing. Social prescribing is a policy where healthcare professionals refer the public to local community services, to meet their wellbeing needs.