The UK Active National Summit 2018 held on Wednesday 12 September at the QEII Centre again convened around 700 decision makers and influencers from across public health, sport, business, national and local government, charity, and the wider physical activity sector. The National Summit is the biggest gathering of physical activity stakeholders from across the UK, delivering ambitions for a healthy, active nation with physical activity at the heart of the preventative health agenda.
This year the Summit developed on last year’s theme of “physical activity – a social solution” and examined examples of the projects and programmes that illustrate the “golden thread of physical activity” in action. Furthermore, in the year of the 70th anniversary of the NHS, The Summit examined how best to leverage the importance of prevention in any future healthcare model. Reimagining ageing with a focus on healthy life expectancy and not just life expectancy.