Patient links- disease prevention

Chronic disease prevention; keeping healthy

Getting healthier in light of Covid

In light of the Covid outbreak, a new public health campaign has been launched to help adults to live healthier lives. If you want to improve your lifestyle, become more active and prevent weight gain, please see this link:

How to have a Healthy Diet:
How to stay fit and healthy:
See also info re Hertfordshire health walks below
Information on preventing heart disease and stroke:
National Diabetes Prevention Programme:

Weight management for men:

"Shape Up Harpenden" is a 12 week weight management programme for men. Anybody who meets the following criteria can register via



-Aged 18-65

-BMI of at least 30 (or 28 if BAME background)

-Herts Resident or registered with a herts GP

Hertfordshire Health walks

A free countryside initiative, helping everyone (of all ages and abilities) to get outdoors, get more active and experience the social, health and wellbeing benefits.

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