How can I be healthier?

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Good health isn’t just about healthy eating and exercise – it also includes having a positive mental health, healthy self-image and a healthy lifestyle. There’s so much information we’re bombarded with every day though - How healthy are you? Do you have a healthy diet? Do you exercise regularly? Do you drink at least 8 glasses of water a day? Do you get enough sleep every day? 

Find health apps here.

Our Physiotherapy pages have lots of great advice and information about how you can improve your health.

NHS Choices - Live well

This excellent site has a wealth of information and advice on topics including:

Excercise and Fitness

  • Exercise programmes
  • Couch to 5K

Drinking and Alcohol

  • Unit calculator
  • Tips on cutting down
  • Health risks

Mental Health

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress

Change 4 Life

  • Eat well
  • Move more
  • Live longer

Weight Loss Guide

  • Food and Diet
  • BMI calculator
  • Starting exercise

Stopping Smoking

  • Tips for quitting
  • Cost calculator

Staying safe in the sun

  • Advice for adults and children about sunscreen protection and safety
  • Protecting your eyes in the sun
  • ABCDE of moles

better for you smokefree signs patients pouring alcohol

Our staff

Every employee is supported to improve their personal health & wellbeing. We have an entire programme for staff called Better for You

Our patients

With many thousands of admissions and outpatient contacts every year, we are well placed to ensure that every contact counts. 


Our community

We recognise our responsibility to the wider population of Gloucestershire and work with partner organisations to achieve this.. 


How can I be healthier?

Links to some of the best advice out there, including links to the best new health-related apps.