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Physical Health

Cycle 2 Work

CDDFT are launching a new month long Cycle2work scheme, from Monday 15 February 2021. The scheme is open to all staff with a permanent contract and the order limit is £3,000.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Digital Weight Management

This programme offers NHS staff free, online access to a 12-week weight management programme which is designed to be personally tailored to support you on your journey to a healthier lifestyle. As a digital programme, it can be used anywhere, allowing you to complete the programme in your own time, at a pace that works for you.

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Couch to 5K

Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect, especially if you feel out of shape or unfit.

NHS Couch to 5K will help you gradually work up towards running 5km in just 9 weeks.

Couch to 5K is a running plan for absolute beginners. The plan involves 3 runs a week, with a day of rest in between, and a different schedule for each of the 9 weeks.

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Yoga

Yoga and Meditation

Local business Lone Wolf Vision is offering free sessions to NHS staff offering a mix of yoga classes designed to release the body, breathing techniques to re-centre the mind and guided meditation if you want to escape for a while.

Lone Wolf Vision Yoga on YouTube

Lone Wolf Vision Meditation on YouTube

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Movement For Modern Life

Movement for Modern Life is a British online yoga platform that brings together world class yoga teachers, inspired movement and mindfulness into your home or a place of comfort. It encourages its members to look after their physical health, in order to promote good mental health and wellbeing.

For more information click here

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Better Health

Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to lose weight, get active or quit smoking, Better Health is here with lots of free tools and support.

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One You

Your health is important. But being healthier isn't just about "doing the right thing" - it's about making changes to fit your life and make you feel good. One You helps you find that balance, so you feel better, every day. Get free tips, tools and apps

One You provides tips, tools, support and encouragement every step of the way, to help improve your health right away. You are not alone - One You can help you make small changes yourself, or with friends and family.

For more information click here

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Live Well

Advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choice about your health and wellbeing.

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Fresh

We are delivering a programme of eight key strands of activity which are all designed to work together to motivate and support current smokers to stop, to reduce the numbers of young people taking up smoking and to provide protection to non-smokers from second-hand smoke harm.

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Balance

We do want to encourage people to reduce their consumption - and reduce the impact that alcohol is having on our region.

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Headspace

Headspace is a science-backed app in mindfulness and meditation, providing unique tools and resources to help reduce stress, build resilience, and aid better sleep.

For more information click here 

 

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