Online health boost

NEW fact packed web pages helping people enjoy a healthy lifestyle went online today.The “healthy lives” section has been added to NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney's website giving easy, round the clock access to information about a huge range of programmes, courses and initiatives.

NEW fact packed web pages helping people enjoy a healthy lifestyle went online today.

The “healthy lives” section has been added to NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney's website giving easy, round the clock access to information about a huge range of programmes, courses and initiatives.

Designed as a one-stop-shop, the web pages include details of all of the PCT's healthy eating and exercise programmes for children and adults.

The work of community health trainers, breastfeeding teams and nutritionists, are highlighted along with information about the help and advice they can provide.


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The mobile food store's timetable is also included, along with details of stop smoking services and exercise referral schemes.

As well as giving an overview of available services, the pages also provide contact details for anyone wanting to sign up for a course.

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PCT director of public health Dr Alistair Lipp said: “These new web pages will make accessing information about the raft of healthy living initiatives we offer extremely easy and convenient.

“We hope that as many people as possible will visit the website to see how they could benefit from the wide range of services available.

“Many of the conditions which can cause so much misery are preventable and could be avoided by leading a healthy lifestyle.

“These web pages should give people the inspiration to take simple steps to help them do just that.”

The new pages are available by visiting www.gywpct.nhs.uk and clicking on the “healthy lives” link from the homepage.

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