Healthy Living

Whatever your reason for wanting to be more healthy, we are here to help you. Leading a healthy lifestyle significantly reduces the risk of chronic illnesses, such as Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

Mel, our Health Trainer, is here on a Wednesday morning. You can book in for dietary advice, tips on exercise and advice on general wellbeing. To find out more you can contact one of our reception team, or alternatively you can call the service on 0300 00 32 322 for more information.

You can find out how to get involved in various activities by visiting the Fit For Me website, you may be surprised at what daily activities actually count as exercise!

Also, there are a wide variety of exercises that you can do in the comfort of your own home, which is handy as it helps save time and also money. The NHS Choices website has a variety of free tutorial videos to help you get started, whether you’re a beginner or not.

Stopping smoking is also a great way to become healthier. It may be difficult at first, however stopping smoking eventually leads to feeling more energetic, making an active lifestyle easier to achieve. Smokefree Liverpool is a new service (replacing Fag Ends), you can self refer for one of their local clinics on the website, or alternatively, Belle Vale Health Centre (Hedgefield Road) has a drop in clinic on Tuesday: 9.00am – 10.15am & 4.00pm – 5.45pm.