General Health & Wellbeing

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A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! Register on the parkrun website and head up to Tilgate Park on a Saturday morning to join in!

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Crawley Weight Off Workshop

Crawley Wellbeing offers a free 12 week course for anyone aged 16+ and with a BMI of 25 or more. 

The free workshops consist of:

  • 12 weekly 45 minute sessions.
  • Weekly advice and support from a trained advisor.
  • 12 different nutritional topics delivered each week.
  • Weekly exercise sessions.
  • Ongoing support to help you reach your goals.
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Healthy Measures - YMCA Surrey

The YMCA Surrey provides a 10 week weight management course which includes free access to gym and fitness classes that can help you lose weight and keep it off for good.

Please note the weight management course comes at a cost for non-members and YMCA premium members.

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NHS Health Checks

Even though you might be feeling great, if you’re over forty you may be at risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, diabetes or dementia.

A free NHS Health Check can help you reduce these risks and make sure that you stay healthy.

You can attend for an NHS Health Check at the surgery, at various locations in Crawley, or at YMCA Surrey.

Couch to 5k

Couch to 5k: Mobile App

The Couch to 5K app has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks. Grab your trainers, download the app and follow the step-by-step instructions.

Download from Google Play or the App Store

Better Health Let's do this

NHS Better Health

Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to lose weight, get active or quit smoking, Better Health is here with lots of free tools and support. You can also find simple ways to lift your mood with Every Mind Matters.



Join gloji and discover the best way to lose weight with their 12-week digital weight loss plan. Use interactive videos, articles, recipes and support to reach your goals.

Living Well Programme

The Living Well Programme is a free self-management course developed for people living with any long-term health condition, such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, depression, back pain, chronic fatigue syndrome etc.

They aim to help you to take more control of your health by learning new skills and techniques to manage your condition better on a daily basis. Amongst other things, the course will explore:

  • How to manage common symptoms such as pain, fatigue, stress, anxiety, isolation, depression, physical limitations, shortness of breath and poor sleep
  • Goal setting and problem solving
  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity
  • Communication skills
  • Accessing NHS services and working with your Healthcare team
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Positive thinking
  • Managing medications
  • Breathing exercises
  • Apps & online resources
  • Budget management

Not only will the course give you new skills to help you to manage your condition and the emotional changes brought about by your condition, it also provides a great opportunity for you to meet other people who share similar experiences.

Staying Warm & Well in Winter

We've pulled together some information to support you to stay warm and well during the winter period.