Health Improvement


The role of Health Improvement at Active Hinckley and Bosworth is to promote health and wellbeing throughout the borough. The involves increasing awareness and knowledge of health through our social media, the council website, and our various health events. See below for more info.


Our partners:

Healthy Weight Strategy

District Councils, Leicestershire County Council Public Health and all local partners to implement a whole systems approach to Obesity and healthy weight. For the online document please open the link below:

https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/sites/default/files/field/pdf/2020/11/2/Draft-Healthy-Weight-Strategy-for-Leicestershire-2021-2026.pdf

Dementia Action Alliance

With a multi-agency approach, the network is to help improve knowledge of all available dementia services available in the community. Partners including Leicestershire Partnership Trust NHS, voluntary sector organisations, Local area co-ordinators and Leicestershire County Council. For more on dementia friendly communities, click here.

Anyone with an interest and commitment to improving the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers can join the Hinckley and Bosworth Dementia Action Alliance. Read more about our Dementia Action Alliance here.

QuitReady

As part of Leicestershire County Council, our service offers a tailored 12-week stop smoking programme that is led by you. You are three times more likely to stop smoking if you have support from an advisor, alongside stop smoking medications. For more info about QuitReady, click here.

Changing Minds

Changing Minds aims to promote positive mental health and wellbeing of individuals and communities within Hinckley and Bosworth and reduce health inequalities experienced by people with mental health problems and learning disability. Mental health services are available both in the community and in the NHS. For more information click here.


Our work with Active Together:

Wellbeing At Work

Wellbeing at Work is designed to support local workplaces to improve the health and wellbeing of their staff and reap the benefits of a healthier workforce. You can read about it here. If interested, please get in touch with our Health Improvement Officer or contact Bryany Cornish from Active together.

Email: b.cornish@active-together.org
Telephone: 01509 564879

Healthy Schools Project

As part of the Leicestershire Healthy Schools Programme, Public Health have created a range of programmes to offer targeted support to all schools to help them meet the health and wellbeing needs of the school community. Read about our Healthy Schools Programme here. For more information please contact Natalie Howden: District lead for Hinckley & Bosworth and North West Leicestershire Schools.

Email: Natalie.howden@leices.gov.uk


Find out more:

Click here to find out about our local health and wellbeing events.

Our social media handles for more information:

  • @hblsha - Hinckley and Bosworth Sport & Health Alliance (Facebook)
  • @sportalliancehb (Twitter)
  • @activehinckleyandbosworth (Instagram)