Press Releases

Using an app a day could keep the doctor away

Date: 13 March 2013

Date: 13 March 2013

— A third of people Google health advice, new poll shows — Nesta and Young Foundation call for rapid development in sharing health information Almost a third of people use Google for health advice, but only one in eight think it’s the most reliable source; with just half again – one in 16 – saying… → Read More

DESIGNED TO MOVE – Lord Coe and Paula Radcliffe join call to address physical inactivity in the UK

Date: 24 April 2013

Date: 24 April 2013

Kate Hoey MP is today (Wednesday 24 April) hosting a parliamentary reception to address how physical inactivity is threatening the social and economic prosperity of the UK. The event will feature Lord Sebastian Coe, Paula Radcliffe and Designed to Move Champions including The Young Foundation. The Young Foundation is a Designed to Move Champion and… → Read More

New Move It report outlines plan to get ‘most inactive generation in history’ moving

Date: 28 September 2012

Date: 28 September 2012

A report published today, written by the Young Foundation and commissioned by NIKE, Inc., summarizes the current state of physical inactivity in the UK and outlines a four-point plan to start to turn things around. The costs and consequences of having the most inactive generation in history are not sustainable. The research indicates it costs… → Read More

New programme to support health-focused social ventures in the Midlands

Date: 21 June 2013

Date: 21 June 2013

The Young Foundation and NHS Arden Commissioning Support have launched a new year long support programme for social ventures in health. Their aim is to help connect high potential social ventures with NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to deliver innovative solutions to local health problems. NHS Arden Commissioning Support works in partnership with six CCGs… → Read More