The NHS European Office actively monitors a wide range of EU channels in order to identify developments of potential importance for the NHS. A range of key policy developments are highlighted in the Our work section of this site.
This section highlights a selection of news, publications, research and commentary from and about the EU regarding health and social care issues that may be of wider interest to NHS colleagues.
Obesity Update 2017
This new policy update from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development examines the obesity challenge in the OECD area and focusses on communication policies designed to empower people to make healthier choices, including easy-to-understand schemes of food labelling, mass media campaigns to increase public awareness, and the use of social network.