How effective were government food box schemes for those who were shielding during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK? Local and national stakeholder perspectives

CONCLUSIONS: The inadequacy of shielding food box schemes may have undermined people's ability to shield during the first UK lockdown. The COVID-19 pandemic required rapidly implemented policy responses, but these findings underscore the importance of universal provision and nutrition, physical accessibility, and cultural food needs when formulating public health nutrition interventions.PMID:37622216 | DOI:10.1017/S1368980023001829
Source: Public Health Nutrition - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research