• Stoptober 2014

    Stoptober 2014

    What is Stoptober? Stoptober - the 28-day national stop smoking challenge - is set to return for a third year at the start of October. Stopping smoking for 28 days means you’re four times more likely to stop for good and last year over 160,000 people successfully quit in the nation’s biggest ...

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  • St Helens NHS Health Checks

    St Helens NHS Health Checks

     Are you aged 40-74? Find out about our FREE NHS Health Check If you're over 40 you may be at risk of heart disease, kidney disease, stroke or dementia. The NHS Health Check programme aims to help prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and certain types of dementia. Everyone in St Helens between ...

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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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  • 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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  • Fresh Start Halton – Free Weight Loss Programme

    Fresh Start Halton - 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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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:


St Helens 0300 300 0103   Halton 0151 495 5450


email health.improvement@nhs.net


Textphone users call: 18001 0300 300 0103 (St Helens) or 08001 0151 495 5450 (Halton)


Transfer of Halton Health Improvement Team to Halton Borough Council


From 1st October 2014, the Halton Health Improvement Team will become part of Halton Borough Council. All personal information we hold about our clients, patients and partners will be transferred to Halton Borough Council.


If you are a current or past client of the Halton Health Improvement Team and wish to know what information we hold about you that will be affected by this transfer please contact us on 0151 495 5450 or by email health.improvement@nhs.net before 30th September 2014.

Case Study

Fresh Start has changed Les’ life

For Les from St Helens, Fresh Start was a life changing experience “Before I started Fresh Start I was miserable. I...

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Healthy Recipe

Good Bone Food Recipes

Here's two simple and tasty good bone food recipes to help keep you strong....

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