The Healthier Together Hackney programme offers both Weight Management and Physical Activity on Referral programmes to support you to achieve your personal goals whether that be losing weight or becoming more active.
Who can join the programme?
You will need to be over the age of 18 and either a Hackney resident or registered with a Hackney GP. You can be referred to the service by your consultant, GP, Practice Nurse or any other health or social care professional.
If your GP or nurse feel you may benefit from the programme they will need to complete a referral form and send it to the ‘Health Together’ team who will contact you to discuss the programme further and make an appointment.
Who delivers the programme?
The programme is delivered by fully qualified exercise professionals. The team are on hand to offer information and support with nutrition, physical activity and healthy lifestyles advice.
Where is my nearest programme?
The programme is run from a range of venues including:
- Britannia Leisure Centre
- Clissold Leisure Centre
- King's Hall Leisure Centre
- Queensbridge Sports and Community Centre
- As well as community venues across Hackney
What is involved?
Both programmes include 12 weeks of initial support with a wide range of activity options including, but not limited to:
- Supervised gym sessions
- Fitness classes
- Water based exercise
- Community activity options (e.g. healthy walks)
- Sport based sessions
- Home programme
- Healthy eating workshops
Have any questions?
For more information on the ‘Healthier Together Hackney Service’ please contact the team on:
Tel: 020 7749 7645