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  1. Best practice: Delivering Male - mental health guidelines


    The first ever set of guidelines addressing the mental health needs of men and boys have been launched by the Men's Health Forum and Mind. Commissioned by the National Mental Health Development Unit following Mind’s 2009 Get it off your Chest campaig ... More

  2. Haringey health data report


    The first publication from the Men's Health Forum's landmark Haringey Man MOT project assesses local needs and shows the importance of looking at gendered data. The Haringey Men’s Health Intelligence Data 2013, which pulls together all the healt ... More

  3. Million men activity challenge


    The Million Men challenge sets out the Men's Health Forum's challenge to government, NHS, local authorities, sports organisations and charities to work together to get one million more middle-aged men more active. Action is urgently needed, the ... More

  4. Key data: diet, weight and diabetes


    Statistics on men's diet, weight and diabetes. Compiled by Men’s Health Forum, July 2014. Men generally eat a poorer diet than women and are less knowledgeable about healthy foods. 24% of men and 29% of women consumed the recommended five or more por ... More

  5. Key data: physical activity


    Statistics on men and physical activity Compiled by Men’s Health Forum, June 2014 Men are more likely than women to be physically active. In England in 2012, 67% of men and 55% of women aged 16 and over reported that they met the government’s recommendati ... More

  6. Key data: mental health


    Statistics on mental health and men. Compiled by the Men’s Health Forum, July 2014. While women are more likely to be diagnosed with common mental disorders, there are important indicators of widespread mental distress in men. The prevalence of psychotic ... More

  7. Key data: mortality


    Statistics on mortality ​ Compiled by Men’s Health Forum, July 2014 Mortality rates are higher for men than women. In 2012, the age-standardised mortality rates in the UK for males and females were 619 and 451 deaths per 100,000 population respectively (R ... More

  8. Key data: understanding of health and access to services


    Statistics on men's health literacy and use of services Health literacy There is evidence that men have lower levels of health literacy than women. One study found that men were than twice as likely as women to have inadequate health literacy (Refere ... More

  9. Best practice: Men and pharmacies


    Racks of make up and no spanners is the report on the Men's Health Forum's project looking at men's use of community pharmacies to improve their health. The Men's Health Forum received funding from the Department of Health, the Nationa ... More

  10. Best practice: Action at work can reduce salt intake


    Workplace interventions can improve men's awareness of the effect of salt in their diets and even, it appears, alter behaviour. With a Pinch of Salt, is the Men's Health Forum's study of men's use of salt in their diet sponsored by the ... More