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The taster sessions are back!

Our free 12 week Weight Management course aims to help you lose weight in a healthy and sustainable way. Before our next courses start we are once again offering you the opportunity to attend a FREE introduction session where you can find out more about the course, meet the team and decide if it's right for you.

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Support your staff

Did you know we offer FREE support to workplaces in the Horsham District? We can come to you for a day of Wellbeing MOTs or you can opt for a talk on a topic of your choice such as healthy eating or getting more active.

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Join the thousands quitting this Stoptober

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West Sussex County Council is encouraging residents to take part in Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking challenge, which begins on 1 October 2018.

If you’re one of the 6 out of 10 smokers that want to quit, but don’t want to do it alone, Stoptober is the perfect time. Last year 400,000 smokers in England quit successfully – this could be your year to join them.

The most effective method of quitting is to receive support, either from your GP or from a local participating pharmacy. With the right support, you are four times more likely to quit as medical professionals can provide you with a combination of quit methods, including face-to-face advice or nicotine replacement therapies (such as patches, inhalers or lozenges). Whichever method suits you best.

To find a stop smoking service near you visit the West Sussex Wellbeing website.

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October is Cholesterol Awareness Month

The Great Cholesterol Challenge

If you would like to make a difference this October, why not get involved and sign up to Heart UK's ‘Great Cholesterol Challenge’. Staying physically fit and adopting a healthy lifestyle not only makes you feel good, but can help to keep cholesterol levels at bay. You can walk, run, cycle, row or even swim 100 miles in October and raise funds for HEART UK, or maybe just take it on as a challenge for yourself

HEART UK provides support, guidance and educational for those with concerns about their cholesterol. For further details visit their website:

If you have been advised by your GP that you have high cholesterol levels and need dietary or activity support then give us a call 01403 215111 to learn more about our group and 1-1 services.

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The virus that causes flu changes every year, as does the vaccine, which is why it is important that those at risk protect themselves and get the vaccine. Flu can be more severe in certain groups such as:

  • anyone aged 65 and over
  • the very young
  • pregnant women
  • children and adults with underlying health conditions – particular long-term respiratory or heart disease
  • children and adults with weakened immune systems.

For more information on who should have the free flu jab, see The Flu Vaccination booklet or visit the NHS website.

Upcoming Events

International Older People's Day

An event celebrating International Older People's Day brought to you by Age UK Horsham District. A chance to celebrate later life and challenge the stigmas we may hold about ourselves as the year’s progress. There will be a programme of free taster sessions and Horsham Wellbeing will be offering FREE Wellbeing MOTs

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Henfield Mental Health & Wellbeing

A free event open to all, with complimentary refreshments available. Take part in a workshop to support your wellbeing, find out about local services and get advice and information for you or someone you care about. Horsham Wellbeing will be at the event to talk to you about all the services we offer!

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