What kind of support can I expect?

At your first appointment you will be supported to complete a short lifestyle assessment which will give you a personalised report on your current health and wellbeing. At your next meeting your health improvement practitioner will discuss the report with you and together you will develop a personal health plan. Once you have set your own health goals, your health trainer will support and motivate you over a period of time to achieve them.Health trainer with patient

For example you may want to:

  • Stop smoking
  • Cut down on your alcohol intake
  • Improve your diet and manage your weight
  • Start to get more active
  • Feel more relaxed.

 

Some patients may require specialist support to achieve their goals and their health trainer can signpost them to other wellbeing services, such as:

  • Health_Trainers_weighing scalesGet Active (physical activity service)
  • Stop Smoking Service
  • Think Positive (mental wellbeing service)
  • Alcohol support services.

Visitor restrictions

To protect you and our staff during the current outbreak of Covid-19 we’ve put in place significant restrictions on hospital visitors.

Full details of these can be found on our website.

We would like to thank you for your understanding and helping us stop the spread of Covid-19.

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