Healthy lifestyle Information for Patients
Staff at Shawbirch Medical Centre are committed to helping our patients achieve as healthy a lifestyle as possible. Here are some links to further information and resources to help you live well and make a positive difference for yourself, your family and friends. Go for it!
For support with any aspect of achieving a healthy lifestyle you can contact the Healthy lifestyles team on (01952)382582 to make an appointment or visit firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively you can attend an appointment with our healthy lifestyles advisor who holds clinics here at the practice every Friday. To book an appointment call (01952) 641555
Learn how to eat well, move more and live longer.
To make positive changes while having fun at the same time visit: www.nhs.uk/change4life
Find out how much physical activity you and your family need by visiting the NHS choices website.
Adults 19-64: http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/fitness/pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-adults.aspx
Under 5 yrs: http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/fitness/pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-children.aspx
5-18 yrs: http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/fitness/pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-young-people.aspx
Older adults 65yrs and over: http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/fitness/pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-older-adults.aspx
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Drugs and alcohol.
Misuse of drugs or alcohol can destroy individuals, families and friendships. Whether it is for you or to see how you can help someone else visit:
Stress and anxiety can affect anyone at any time and can have adverse effects on your job, family and health. Find out how to sleep better, beat the blues do more and increase your confidence at:
10 Stress Busters:
Evidence suggests that there are five steps that we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing. If you give them a try, you may feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life.
For helpful non-judgement advice and support with stopping smoking, contact our healthy lifestyles hub on (01952) 382582 or their website email@example.com
Healthy lifestyle information is also available in our waiting room, foyer and on our patient information screen within the waiting room.