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10 self-help tips to stop smoking

If you want to stop smoking, you can make small changes to your lifestyle that may help you resist the temptation to light up.

7 Day Access to a GP or Nurse

  The 7 day access to GP appointments provides evening, weekend and bank holiday appointments. While patients may not get to see their own doctor, the GP or nurse they do see, will still have access to the patient’s medical record (subject to their consent).

8 tips for healthy eating

The following eight practical tips cover the basics of healthy eating, they can help you make healthier choices.

Activities

Browse the subjects on the left for different types of activities for the whole family, including sports clubs, parent & toddler groups, play centres, dance & drama classes and local museums & galleries. Clubs, classes and tutorial sessions offer great ways for children and young…

Benefits of exercise

Exercise is the miracle cure we've always had, but for too long we've neglected to take our recommended dose. Our health is now suffering as a consequence. Whatever your age, there's strong scientific evidence that being physically active can help you lead a healthier and even happier life.…

Blindness and vision loss

In the UK, there are almost 2 million people living with sight loss. Of these, around 360,000 are registered as blind or partially sighted. Being told you have a visual impairment that can't be treated can be difficult to come to terms with. Some people go through a…

Books on Prescription

  Books on Prescription helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading. Please see below for the different booklists we have.

Bullying: how to stop it

If you're being bullied, you may feel isolated or frightened. You may find it hard to make friends or talk to people your age. But you don't have to put up with bullying. To stop the bullying, speak to someone. Asking for help is not…

Cared for children and care leavers

Care leavers come into contact with a range of services including Housing, Health, employers and further education; yet they are often not recognised as a priority group for services. Improving how Rochdale Borough Council and partner agencies support young people leaving care is crucial to…

Childcare Providers - Sign up to receive Tax Free Childcare

Tax Free Childcare is a government scheme to help working families with their childcare costs. The scheme will allow parents to open online childcare accounts to pay their registered childcare providers directly. For every £8 parents pay in to these accounts, the government will contribute…
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