Healthy Choices

“Reducing your risks of developing heart disease & other lifestyle related diseases is in your hands”. 

Healthy Choices – a GP referral coaching programme, helping people change their lives, make healthier choices and prevent chronic conditions such as:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure/cholesterol
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke

The Healthy Choices programme

8 week, fully coached, face to face programme.

  • Learn the risks you face from chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure etc.
  • Discover how you can make long lasting changes in your eating, drinking and exercise habits.
  • Learn how to change your most basic habits for the better.
  • Avoid getting overwhelmed and giving up.

Week 1

Introductory session completed online via Zoom. This is where you will:

  • Meet the people running the programme.
  • Learn the risks and consequences of cardiovascular disease.
  • Learn the simple but powerful changes you can make to lose weight, eat healthily and be more active.

Week 2-8

Each weekly session consists of:

  1. An exercise session suitable for all levels. So make sure you come in loose clothing, comfortable shoes and bring a drink of water with you.
  2. Review of your previous week, so you can learn from your experiences.
  3. Learning a new healthy habit and how to put it into practice.
  4. Plan for your coming week.
  5. Accountability and support to keep you on track.

How Much?

Fully funded and FREE for members of the following WACA GP surgeries:

  • Addingham Medical Centre
  • Dyneley House Surgery
  • Grange Park Surgery
  • IG Medical (Ilkley Moor & Grassington)
  • Ilkley & Wharfedale Medical Practice
  • Ling House Medical Centre
  • North Street Surgery
  • Townhead Surgery & Branch

When & Where

Skipton – Monday morning

  • Mondays 9 – 10.30am
  • 5th Skipton Scouts Hut, behind Dyneley House Surgery, Newmarket Street Skipton – Click here for a map

Silsden – Wednesday morning

Sign up

Enrol on this or any of our programmes by clicking the link below. All details will be emailed to you straight after, so check your spam/junk folder if you don’t have them in a few minutes…

Proud to be partnered with…

WACA Rees Fitness MS Society

Our partnerships provide funding to support people to be healthier, feel happier and live life to the full. This support offers free and subsidised places, depending on circumstances. To find out more about specific funding awards and eligibility visit our Blog or contact us here.