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To arrange media appearances, quotes or interviews please contact our Press Officer Matthew Donnelly on    0151 237 2686 or   email Matthew




Communicating why health equality matters is an important part of our work. 
Our staff, associates and supporters regularly appear in the media discussing lifestyle issues that impact upon public health such as smoking, alcohol, physical inactivity and poor diets.


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Sustainable Food Lancashire- Robin Ireland discusses HEG’s Food Active campaign

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The Guardian view on big business and bad food

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Junk food- fast track to death

  Go to Liverpool Echo website

Concern over obesity levels

  Go to St Helens Reporter website

Liverpool has more obese children than any other English city

  Go to Liverpool Echo website

Sugary drinks duty will save countless teeth, charity says

  Go to Dental Health website

Calls for 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks

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Support grows for tax on sugary drinks

  Go to The Grocer website

Sugary food and drinks duty could save millions in healthcare for Londoners

  Go to The London Live website

UK campaigners suggest London soda tax

  Go to The Food Navigator website

Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson and leading heart health charity Heart of Mersey have welcomed plans to introduce consistent food labelling

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BBC Radio Merseyside- Robin Ireland debates Christopher Snowdon of the Institute of Economic Affairs

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Merseyside campaigner’s fury over e-cigarette adverts

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Merseyside’s brain hospital is going to ban smoking from anywhere on their grounds

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E-cigarettes ‘could encourage young people to take up smoking’, says research

  Go to Huffington Post website

No smoke without fire! Kids are caught puffing on e-cigarettes in school

  Go to Liverpool Echo website

E-cigarette usage by minors under the spotlight

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Wales proposes ban on e-cigarette use in public places

  Go to Channel 4 news website

Proposed smoking ban at Halton Hospital could save lives, says health charity

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Cheshire West and Chester Council pension fund row over tobacco firms

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Heart of Mersey awarded for creating ‘healthy environments’

  Go Click Liverpool website

Hard-hitting tumour cigarette campaign aims to reach thousands of Merseyside smokers

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