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Public Health England Campaign: Better Health

Public Health England has launched a major adult health campaign to seize the opportunity for a national reset moment.

COVID-19 has affected the whole country; for almost everyone, life has had to fundamentally change. But it has also prompted many people to reflect and think more seriously about their health.

The Better Health campaign will kick off by supporting individuals on their weight loss journey. For the first week, the campaign will highlight the links between weight and COVID-19. We will then move onto the motivate phase of the campaign in week 2, supporting physical activity and nutrition messages. Additional resources will be added to the Campaign Resource Centre so do keep an eye out. 


Materials to Support Physical Activity, and Nutrition Messages


Sport England: StayInWorkOut

Tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home. Join the Movement and use #StayInWorkOut to share how you're getting active.

Join the Movement is a campaign to give you the advice and tools you need to help you stay as physically active as possible. Click here to view the full article and find lots of fun and creative ideas on how to get active at home.



Modern life can make it hard to be healthy, with Type 2 diabetes adding to this challenge. Making small lifestyle changes can help you reduce your risk even if Type 2 Diabetes is in your family history.

Did you know that in Gloucestershire there are about 34,000 people diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and about 21,000 people are known to be at risk of developing the condition? Statistics published by NHS England show that 26% of those that have sadly died from Coronavirus, were also living with diabetes.

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Information is also available through Diabetes UK


One-to-One Health Coaching

FREE one to one health coaching is available from HLS Gloucestershire.



Dr Louise Newson is on a mission to help every woman live well during and after the perimenopause. On Happiful’s podcast she shares the impact the perimenopause can have and how to work positively with your healthcare practitioner. Explore the resource here. 


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