Newcastle City Council, Active Health
Active Health offers support to people who have a health condition and exercise is recognised as being beneficial. It also supports people wanting to lose weight in a healthy way. By attending the 12 week programme you can:
- improve and manage your health and emotional well-being
- improve your quality of life
- lower the risk of other health problems.
They help you make realistic, manageable changes that are tailored to you.
The service is run by Newcastle City Council’s Active Health Team. Their aim is to offer support to patients in a safe, accessible and comfortable environment to bring about sustained behaviour change over the long term. Their team offers experience and expertise in working with people with a wide range of health conditions.
Your GP, Practice Nurse or other Health Professional can refer you. They do not take self-referrals.