ActWELL online event, November 2020

In November 2020 the ActWELL study team invited participants, BCN Lifestyle Coaches, NHS breast screening staff and leisure centre staff to attend an online event to learn about the results. At that time the results of the study were still confidential as the scientific paper had not been through peer review yet. The paper has been published since then and we can now share the recording of the event.

The recording of the online event has been split into two sections. In part one you will hear about the background to the study, details of the intervention and the role of the Breast Cancer Now Lifestyle Coaches. In part two, the ActWELL Chief Investigator presents the results of the ActWELL study.

Watch Part one of the ActWELL online event below – background to the study.

  • Mrs Jane Macaskill, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at NHS Tayside talks about Why ActWELL is important from a clinical perspective.
  • Professor Annie Anderson, Professor of Public Health Nutrition and the Chief Investigator of the ActWELL study at University of Dundee, talks about the ActWELL intervention, what happended in the study and why weight loss is important.
  • Ms Amy Hickman, Senior Public Health and Wellbeing Officer at Breast Cancer Now, talks about volunteer support for lifestyle change.

Watch part two of the ActWELL online event below – results of the study.

  • Professor Annie Anderson, Professor of Public Health Nutrition and the Chief Investigator of the ActWELL study at University of Dundee presents the results of the study and the team say goodbye.
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