5 Ways to a Healthier Life

Healthy Body

Did you know there are lots of things you can do to improve your health and many free support services in Newham to help you along the way?

To find out about all the FREE support to improve your health, take a look at the 5 Ways to a Healthier Life booklet which covers over 50 free services in Newham.

Whether you want to feel better, stronger, or healthier, there are many things you can do to have a healthy body. A healthy body also helps you feel happier, as well as better able to fight off illnesses.

For advice and information on the following topics and free services, see pages 5-12 in Our 5 Ways to a Healthier Life booklet (PDF)

  • Eating healthy food
  • Being a healthy weight
  • Keeping active
  • Having healthy habits
  • Reducing your chance of getting ill
  • Improving your sexual health
  • Protecting your child’s health

“There are lots of services in Newham to help people live a healthy life but it can be difficult to know where to start, that’s how 5 Ways to a Healthier Life can help. Look after yourself; eat healthy food, keep active and get your health checked if you’re worried about anything.” Dr Rima Vaid GP and Clinical Director for Newham, NHS North East London Integrate Care Board

In addition to the services listed in the booklet, the following services are available:

  • Positively UK is a service where a group of HIV+ people provide free support to anyone living in Newham who is HIV+. This includes a range of meetings and outings, benefits advice and one to one support. For more information visit www.positivelyuk.org or call 020 7713 0444