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Active for Health

Active for health - be active to stay healthy

The three year Active for Health pilot project ended on the 31st October 2018, however services will continue to be delivered through the project delivery partners.

Patients can still benefit from a specifically designed programme of exercise to maintain activity and improve health. Sessions are available across the borough for the following conditions.

  • Cardiac and heart failure
  • Stroke
  • COPD
  • Cancer
  • Lower back pain
  • At risk of falling or recovering from fractures

Receive at least one or more sessions free.

Referrals to the programme

Referrals to the programme can still be made by healthcare professionals via the following links.

Or by contacting the providers direct.

For more information on the programmes available please contact the providers below:

Falls Prevention, Cancer, MSK Lower Back, Stroke, COPD programmes

Contact: Functional Fitness

Tel: 07740 188212


Vist the Functional Fitness website

Cardiac and Heart Failure programmes

Contact: Healthy Living Programme Administrator, Places for People Leisure

Tel: 01709 722567

Fax: 01709 722552


Visit the Places for People website

The Active for Health Project research results will be published December 2018 and will be available on our website.