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Useful Websites

Healthy Living NHS

The NHS website contains information about obesity as well as a live well section which has links to information about healthy eating, exercise, mental wellbeing and more.

The NHS are currently offering a 12-week weight loss plan which promotes safe and sustainable weight loss through healthier food choices and physical activity. 

Using the link below, you can also access 24 instructor-led workout videos. There are a variety of workouts including yoga, pilates, strength and aerobics that range from 10 to 45 minutes in length. 


The British Dietetic Association have a food and health section on their website which has many useful resources about healthy eating, eating on a budget, weight loss and managing health conditions such as diabetes, IBS and PCOS.


Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is a charity supporting individuals with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. On their website you can find information regarding living with diabetes, preventing Type 2 diabetes, healthy eating, recipes and more. They also have a helpline on their website if you wanted to talk to someone about diabetes and a learning zone where you can learn more about diabetes.


British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation are a UK charity that funds research into heart and circulatory diseases and their causes. On their website they have a selection of booklets and guides surrounding healthy living to help your heart. You can find guides on weight, physical activity, blood pressure, cholesterol, healthy eating and more. 


Guts UK 

Guts UK provides support and information on a range of digestive symptoms and diseases. With information from the gut, pancreas and liver. There resources range from booklets, blog post and companies. Guts UK - committed to fighting all digestive diseases


Our Parks

Our Parks provide free fitness programmes and classes to ensure that access to exercise is available to all. They have a range of programmes on their website, such as Couch to Fitness and Couch to Family Fit.


Mental Wellbeing


Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. On their website you can find information and advice about mental health, practical tips to help you cope during a crisis and the telephone number for their helpline.


Samaritans is a 24 hour emotional support service. On their website you can find more information about how to contact them, as well as information about what to do if you’re feeling low or struggling to cope.


Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK is a national charity for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression. On their website they have information about anxiety, helpline services, links to courses and group sessions and free self-help resources.


Get Self Help

Get Self Help or is a website providing self-help and therapy resources based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT is a therapy proven to help mental health problems. On their website you can find downloadable resources on a range of mental health problems, such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, binge eating, chronic pain and more. 



Self – Compassion

Self-Compassion is about showing yourself kindness and understanding instead of making self-judgements and criticisms. Self-compassion has been shown to reduce anxiety and help us to make changes in our lives. On this website, there is more information about self compassion as well as guided practices and meditations.