Being Active and Staying Healthy

Physical Activity and Lifestyle Toolkit

The toolkit has been designed by the RCGP in partnership with Sport England, to be used by primary care professionals in the UK.


Be at Well Tameside

They can help you achieve this by offering:

  • One to one appointments
  • Regular contact and support to achieve your goals
  • Practical tips
  • Information about local groups in your area
  • Help to access other services locally, such as mental health, debt, housing, volunteering and employment

They can support you to make those small changes that can have big benefits to your health and wellbeing.



How to Lower Blood Pressure

Your diet, exercise levels and weight have a real effect on your blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure, you can start lowering blood pressure today by eating more healthily and being more active.


British Heart Foundation

View information on cholesterol, its causes and how you can reduce your cholesterol level.


ABL Health

ABL Health are commissioned by Manchester City Council to offer free weight management programmes.

Telephone: 01204 570999



Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.


NHS Couch to 5k

Find out more and download the nine-week set of Couch to 5K podcasts.


Stamford Park Parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it’s up to you!


Be Well (The Big Life Group)

Life in the way of healthy living? Be Well is here to help you find a way to live and feel well whatever twists and turns life brings. They can even help you get on top of work, housing, family and money worries.

Telephone: 0161 470 7120



View health information, recipes and advice on how to lose weight.


Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool

Website: NHS: BMI Calculator

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.