The framework brings together organisations that have an interest in supporting greater levels of healthy eating and physical activity in the borough. It takes a whole-system approach which addresses lifestyle, behaviour change, physical environments and issues of access to healthy food and greenspace. The key elements of the framework are structured around the needs of people and places in which they live. The components are:
- Starting well (pre-conception to 18 years old)
- Living well (19 years and older)
- Place and planning
Within these core themes, there are key workstreams. Each workstream will pursue a series of actions to be implemented by key stakeholders and partners. Each of the actions will have a timescale and specific outcome attached. The range of actions makes clear the importance of commitment from stakeholders and partners to reducing levels of overweight and obesity. This commitment is crucial to the framework's success.