It's your health
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The smokefree pledge questionnaire will be relaunched in the near future
It’s your health – take care of itWelcome to the ‘it’s your health-take care of it’ campaign website! The aim of our campaign is to raise awareness of health issues, and encourage local people in Mansfield and Ashfield to live more healthily.
Our campaign website offers you lots of information and links about services and activities in Mansfield and Ashfield that will help you and your family to improve your health and wellbeing.
Why focus on Mansfield and Ashfield?It’s a sad fact that people who live in Mansfield and Ashfield are probably less healthy than many people elsewhere. Local statistics do vary. But overall, health in Mansfield and Ashfield is much worse than the national average. Read more: Why focus on Mansfield and Ashfield?
How healthy are you?
Do you want to lose weight and get active?
In Mansfield and Ashfield, NHS Nottinghamshire County work with local partners on lots of activities that you can get involved in.Read more: Do you want to lose weight and get active?
Walking for Health
Walking is a great way to exercise, reduce stress and improve mental health. Walking for Health is a scheme run in partnership between the Department of Health and Natural England, which organises group walks across Nottinghamshire. There are over 20 free Walking for Health schemes across the county. These are suitable for all levels of experience, are sociable and free. Find your nearest health walk by checking the Walkfinder
Do you want to stop smoking?
Let’s talk about your healthAs part of the campaign, we’re keen to start talking to you about your health. Do you make healthy choices? What would help you to make healthier lifestyle choices?
Let’s start talking. Complete our quick questionnaire and tell us about your health.
Who else is involved in our campaign?It’s being backed by:
- High Point, an alliance of all Mansfield GPs
- Sherwood Forest Hospitals, the NHS trust which runs King’s Mill Hospital
- Mansfield District Council
- The employers’ group, Mansfield 2020
- Local voluntary groups
- Mansfield 103.2 radio station
Ashfield Partnership Against Crime - www.saferashfield.co.uk