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Better Health North Somerset: support and information

Better Health North Somerset is a public health service funded by North Somerset, here to support the health and wellbeing of residents in North Somerset.

The website www.betterhealthns.co.uk includes useful information and articles to help residents:

The website also includes information about drinking less alcohol, mental health and wellbeing, sexual health, oral health and family health matters including baby, toddler, pregnancy and breastfeeding support.

Content covers a wide range of topics for people of all ages. Each section has a mixture of information, support, latest news and stories from North Somerset residents who have made changes to live healthier lifestyles.

North Somerset residents aged 18+ can complete the health MOT to find out if they are eligible for 12-weeks of 1-1 or group support from the team of Healthy Lifestyles Advisors who provide residents with support to lose weight, get active, eat well and stop smoking.

Lose weight:

For information about local weight management groups:

Choose 2 Lose

Health, Exercise, Nutrition (HEN) Postnatal Group

Slimming World  

For information about: 12 weeks of 1-1 Lose Weight support from a Healthy Lifestyles Advisor  

Get Active:

For information about: 12 weeks of 1-1 Get Active support from a Healthy Lifestyles Advisor

For information about formal and informal physical activity groups:

North Somerset Active Directory

North Somerset Health Walks


Ageing Well Exercise Classes

GP Exercise Referral


Couch to 5k

Healthy Living Healthy Minds

Eat Well:

For information about: 12 weeks of 1-1 Eat Well support from a Healthy Lifestyles Advisor

Health, Exercise, Nutrition in Pregnancy

For information about:

Food Support

Food in the Community

For information about staying well:

  • NHS health checks
  • Vaccinations
  • Keep warm


  • Flu
  • Ticks
  • Dementia
  • HIV and AIDS


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