Local Health Promotion ideas

Find out the health priorities for Northamptonshire HealthProfile2015Northamptonshire34


For a fee of £15 per anum register with Northants Health Promotion Resource Unit and have access to all the health promotion materials you could wish for http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/health/health-promotion-resource-unit/Pages/join-the-hpru.aspx




Please sign-post your older customers to this falls and fracture prevention exercise class and improve health outcomes in our area.


Please use the Healthy Living Pharmacy to help embed the ethos of Self Care into everyday life. The dedicated Self Care Forum website has loads of resources and top tips to get you started http://www.selfcareforum.org/

Cervical Cancer Awareness. Plenty of ideas about how to get involved here https://www.jostrust.org.uk/resourcecentre

Be Clear on Cancer Local Pilot Campaign

9 February


We have a new in post Regional Social Marketing Manager for Midlands and East for PHE


Selina  Lavictoire will be launching a Be Clear on Cancer pilot campaign in the Midlands only on 9 February. (This campaign is not the NHSE directed campaign which you are contractually obliged to record).

She will be sending out Campaign Toolkits directly to pharmacies to help you to support the campaign with your patients and customers. Here is the overview BCOC Abdominal Symptoms Campaign Overview

March is Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Awareness month…resources available to download here https://be.macmillan.org.uk/be/s-536-cancer-awareness.aspx  Please use the following links for more leaflets 793ff0fb77048b33765148d083e81839 and 178e2d1ee55b855604ec57fc38194c75

Cardiac Rehab in Kettering http://www.kgh.nhs.uk/about-us/news/cardiac-rehabilitation-exercise-sessions/

Diabetes UK Northampton http://northampton.diabetesukgroup.org

Walking for Health walks and rambles take place weekly all over the county just google under your local area for example in Middleton Cheney https://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/middleton-cheney

Health and Wellbeing Northamptonshire http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/health/Pages/default.aspx

Bipolar Northampton https://www.bipolaruk.org/northampton-support-group

Rushden and Higham Arthritis Care group meet every month https://www.arthritiscare.org.uk/our-services-and-support/branches-and-groups/475-rushden-and-higham-branch

Reach For Health Daventry http://www.reachforhealth.co.uk/what-s-on.html

Young Northants http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/young-northants/health/Pages/default.aspx

Ramadan HLP leaflet Download this leaflet to help your patients keep healthy in Ramadan and beyond

Ramadan with key points translated a_guide_to_healthy_fasting

Ramadan Diabetes UK Ramadan-Factsheet-2016-English-Final