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A new and exciting and free offer was launched yesterday by NHS England. Supports Physical wellbeing

Hi everyone,

A new and exciting and free offer was launched yesterday by NHS England.

The NHS digital weight management programme offers NHS staff free, online access to a 12-week weight management programme, which can be personally tailored to support a healthier lifestyle. This new and exciting programme is offered to NHS staff living with obesity, to provide the support needed to stay healthy and active.

For further information, eligibility criteria and programme sign up, please follow the link below.

https://bit.ly/2TE2k5t

 

For workshops/webinars on Physical wellbeing to support the above, please do get in touch. Topics include;

Improving Personal Exercise, Nutrition & Health (module 1)

  • Understand “What is Health & Wellbeing”The positive effects of exercise & nutrition
  • Connection between physical health & mental wellbeing
  • Guidance on levels of activity for a healthy lifestyle
  • Initiatives to improve health & wellbeing
  • Digital technology’s impact on health & wellbeing
  • The short and long term effects of a sedentary lifestyle
  • Diseases associated with lack of physical activity and a poor diet
  • Substance misuse and other factors that have a negative impact
  • Motivations and barriers to a healthy lifestyle
  • Where are you now? 4-week plan
  • Strategies to improve personal motivation
  • Targets and Goals
  • Reflection on progress
  • Basic structures of the body systems (MSK, CV, CNS, Digestive)
  • The functions of the body systems (MSK, CV, CNS, Digestive)

Improving Personal Exercise, Nutrition & Health (module 2)

  • The EatWell Guide
  • How food choices can impact performance
  • Cooking methods and nutritional value of foods
  • Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins & Minerals
  • Supplements and Stimulants
  • Fad diets
  • Monitoring and Tracking nutritional intake, digitally
  • Calories & Metabolism
  • Sources of energy
  • Energy systems
  • Energy requirements, intake, expenditure and weight
  • Fluid intake & replacement
  • Dehydration
  • Performance drinks

Improving Personal Exercise, Nutrition & Health (module 3)

  • Pre existing medical conditions
  • Safe and appropriate exercise
  • FITT Principal
  • Warm up and Cool down
  • Abilities, levels & avoiding injury
  • Components of fitness
  • Suitability and your baseline fitness
  • Measuring your fitness and achieve your goals
  • Setting your goals
  • Planning, Devising & Recording your progress
  • Evaluate & Compare
  • Review and Amend

 

Stay well,

Carla SMITH
Business Manager (&OD/Wellbeing Consultant)

NHS Arden & GEM CSU