If you are concerned about your weight loss we can help.
Body Mass Index is used by healthcare professionals to dermine whether your weight is healthy or not.
Calculate My BMI
There are a range of places on the internet where you can get more information on a healthy lifestyle and weight loss.
Free NHS Weight Loss Guide
Couch to 5K
There are also commercial slimming groups such as Weight Watchers and Slimming World. Some people find them helpful to help lose the excess weight.
We offer help here at Brailsford Medical Centre, ask at reception or book an appointment with the practice nurse (between 9am-5pm)
There is plenty of information on the internet regarding this and the following links may be helpful:
Smoking Cessation: NHS Choices Site
Smoking Quitters Cost Tool – Calculate the money you will save and plan how to spend it
No Smoking Day – Find out more about people like you ready to stop
Click to Quit: Smoking Cessation Advice
ASH: Action on Smoking and Health
Gosmokefree – Detailed information about the free NHS support services
Alcohol and Addiction
If you feel that you are addicted to alcohol or drugs, please contact the surgery to find out what we can do to help.
Listed below are links to other national organisations which you may find helpful:
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Alcohol and Cancer
Guide to Alcohol and Cancer - A matter of fact guide by Rehab 4 Alcoholism explaining the cancer risks associated with drinking alcohol.
Derbyshire Alcohol Advice Service
Keep Healthy and Warm in Winter
Health and Warm in Derbyshire
Health and Work
Health and Work Information