Health & Wellbeing

Modern life makes it hard to be healthy.  Making better choices today can have a huge influence on our health but it's not easy in our busy lives.  One You (a Public Health England website) can help support you to make simple changes towards a longer and happier life.

Take the One You health quiz (for over 18s) to see how you score and start the fight back to a healthier you.

Child Health

  • Change4Life - fun food & activity ideas to keep kids healthy

Feel better through healthy eating & exercise Exercise

Read about Physical Activity for Health and try the NHS Fitness Studio workouts or some local exercise options:  

Stopping Smoking

Visit or call the Smokefree National Helpline on 0300 123 1044 (Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat/Sun 11am-4pm) - advisers are used to calls from people who are about to have a cigarette and want help not lighting up.

You can also access online chat support

If you are pregnant or have a long term health condition which is made worse by smoking, there is a free Stop Smoking service in Bristol. You can self-refer by contacting Everyone Health - tel 0333 005 0095 / email or go to @EHBristolSS on Facebook. All appointments currently are via telephone and free Nicotine Replacement Therapy is sent in the post. 

Chronic Pain management

Watch Sean's story (YouTube video link) for inspiration about using alternative approaches to pain medication. Further information is available on the NHS website

Tame the Beast is a website which can help you learn new approaches to reducing pain and get you moving towards recovery

ESCAPE-pain (2 page pdf leaflet) - a Self-Management Course for Hip/Knee Pain available at various local venues (costs correct as of Sept19 - must be over 45 and had pain for at least 3 months)

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