• Fresh Start – Free Weight Loss Programme

    Fresh Start - Free Weight Loss Programme

    Fresh Start is a FREE diet and exercise programme to help you get healthy and lose weight. Sessions last 1 ½ hours and include education, gentle exercise and cooking demonstrations. Dietitians are available to offer specialist support to those that need it. The course is open to adults of every age ...

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  • Smoking St Helens

    Smoking St Helens

    If you are looking for help and advice on how to cut down or stop smoking, great support is offered through local service for St Helens. Our trained team use tried and tested ways to help you change your smoking habits. An example of this is using nicotine therapy. There are ...

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  • Fit 4 Life (4-13 Years)

    Fit 4 Life (4-13 Years)

    Fit 4 Life is a successful diet and exercise programme. It is run by trained NHS staff and Widnes Vikings/St Helens Saints community coaches. The free fun sessions are aimed at children aged 4-13 years who are above a healthy weight and their families. We can help children: Learn about healthy eating Take ...

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  • Halton Like Minds Campaign Launches

    Halton Like Minds Campaign Launches

    New campaign uses local people’s stories to encourage people to talk about mental health It’s estimated that one in four people in England lives with a mental health problem, while across the North West there is a higher than national prevalence of mental illness, dementia and depression. Halton has the highest ...

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Welcome to the Health Improvement Team website

We offer a wide range of services to help you improve your health and wellbeing, including support to quit smoking, lose weight and get fit and healthy. Our services are open to all residents across Halton and St Helens. To find out more, give us a call on 0300 300 0103 or email health.improvement@nhs.net.


Textphone users call: 18001 0300 300 0103

Case Study

Meet our Stoptober Star!

During October 2013, almost 300 people from St Helens joined the national Stoptober challenge and quit smoking for 28 days. Ann...

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Healthy Recipe

Warm new potato and smoked mackerel salad

Warm new potato and smoked mackerel salad Serves 2 Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients 350g new potatoes 50g half-fat crème fraîche...

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