Author: Robert West

Ramadan 2024 – Healthy Eating

Ramadan and Healthy Eating The holy month of Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and a time when many Muslims across the world fast during daylight hours for 29-30 days. The Islamic calendar is lunar and so Ramadan falls at a slightly earlier time in the year each year. This year Ramadan is predicted to start on the […]

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Kirklees Libraries Website

Visit the new website for the Kirklees Libraries: CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE NEW LIBRARY WEBSITE Kirklees Libraries provide a range of books, resources and information to help people improve their health and wellbeing.  We work closely with partner organisations to promote positive health messages and signpost to relevant support. Check out what we have – you might be surprised at what […]

NHS Guidance – Are You Thinking About Bariatric Surgery To Help With Weight Loss?

Weight loss surgery, also called bariatric or metabolic surgery, is sometimes used as a treatment for people who are very obese. If you have tried all other weight loss methods, such as modifying and restricting your dietary intake and exercise, but have struggled to lose weight or keep it off then surgery may be an option for you. After Bariatric surgery […]

World Diabetes Day 2022 – 14th November

Useful links: For more information on Type 1 diabetes symptoms | Diabetes UK Find out your risk of Type 2 Diabetes by accessing Diabetes UK – Know Your Risk of Type 2 diabetes Sign up to the ‘Paint your nails’ challenge by accessing Nailing Diabetes | Get involved in Fundraising | Diabetes UK

Suffering From Long Covid? We can help you..

See the below details about our Long Covid Support Group: Symptoms of Long Covid: While most people who contact Covid will recover in the first few weeks of their symptoms and will be fully recovered within 12 weeks, it is estimated there are around 1.5 million people in the UK living with Long Covid, (also known as Post Covid Syndrome). Recovery […]

Relaxation – Give one of our new audio guides a try

What is relaxation An important factor in taking time to look after yourself well, is to make time for relaxation. Relaxation techniques are a great way to help with stress and any worries or anxieties you may be experiencing, which can help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have a health condition. Relaxation isn’t only about peace […]

Watch our latest video on how we can support you to stop smoking…

How can we support you to Stop Smoking: Regular support sessions with a qualified Health Coach Access to free nicotine replacement products including Nicotine Patches, Vaping products and many more Access to Kirklees Wide face to face support drop in sessions Use of latest SmokerLyzer CO device to monitor progression/reduction in Carbon Monoxide levels Watch our video below to find out […]

Stoptober 2022 – Watch our latest video on how we can help you to stop smoking

What is Stoptober? Stoptober is a 28 day long event run each October during which participants are encouraged to stop smoking. Public Health England created the annual campaign and continues to fund it. The idea is that participants pledge themselves to not smoke during the 28 day period, with a mind to giving up altogether. Over 250000 smokers took part last […]

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