With the impending end of our NHS Health Check Service in March 2024, it is time to reflect on the incredible achievements and impact it has had on the residents of Surrey. Since March 2021, we have delivered over 4000 Health Checks, reaching individuals in...

Statistics from British Heart Foundation show that over half (58%) of adults in Surrey have obesity or excess weight, less than a third (28%) do not meet physical activity guidelines and around 10% smoke. These risk factors significantly increase your risk of developing heart and...

"The best thing that’s happened as a result of my weight loss is that I feel so much better." How did you hear about our service? I was told by my GP that he would refer me to a dietitian to lose weight, but they would not...

To celebrate South Asian Heritage Month, we're sharing some of our favourite gloji recipes to help you cook traditional dishes in a healthier way. Lentils, vegetables, and oily fish are staples of a traditional South Asian diet. These foods are generally healthy, containing high levels of...

Neil's Healthy Heart Journey: How a simple blood pressure check helped diagnose his hypertension Neil is a B&Q employee working from the Trade Point desk at their Ladymead Store in Guildford. Our Healthy Heart Practitioner, Ellie, first met Neil at our Healthy Heart Clinic held at...

You know you need to improve your diet, but where exactly do you start? Here are some easy swaps to get you started. It can be difficult to know where to begin when making healthy changes to your diet. It's easy to be swayed by Instagram-perfect low-fat,...

When you want to light up to take the edge off, try these alternatives to get you through the tough times Nicotine is an addictive substance, and when you quit smoking, your body goes through withdrawal. This can cause a range of physical and emotional symptoms,...

After being unhappy for a while due to his weight, Chris decided to make a return to football to help lose the lbs and take control of his health. Read on to find out how he used it to spur him on to lose weight, with...

Our Healthy Heart Practitioner, Ellie, explains everything you need to know about blood pressure and your readings. Most people will probably tell you they know it's not good when it is high; some may remember that the doctor used to take it every time that they...