Health improvement

Stoptober events

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Stop smoking teams are taking to the streets to urge smokers across Teesside to join the tens of thousands of people taking part in the nation’s biggest ever stop smoking drive.

Stoptober is a national campaign from the Department of Health which encourages smokers to make a quit attempt during the month of October.

Lose pounds and gain motivation

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Following the fantastic successes for Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics, do you feel motivated to do more exercise and loose a few pounds on the way to a healthier lifestyle?

You do? Then you might want to take advantage of a free weekly drop-in service in the Trinity Centre, North Ormesby, hosted by the health improvement team at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

How healthy is your business?

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Improving the health and well-being of employees in the workplace is the ongoing key aim of a local scheme – how healthy is your business?

An NHS health specialist is allocated to local organisations to discuss plans for wellbeing at work following significant evidence which shows engaging in workplace health activities has benefits for both employer and employee.