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ABL welcomes call to curb unhealthy food for kids

ABL welcomes call to curb unhealthy food for kids

27th March 2017

A community healthcare organisation supporting families in losing weight and leading healthier lives has welcomed a new push by MPs to crack down on junk food. ABL Health – which works in partnership with councils and CCGs across the north...

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Spreading the no smoking message

Spreading the no smoking message

13th March 2017

Stop smoking experts gave free support to staff and visitors to Kingsgate House in Stockport to mark No Smoking Day. The team from ABL Health’s wellness service, part of the Healthy Stockport family, spent time talking to people about the...

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Free weight loss advice for Bradford shoppers

Free weight loss advice for Bradford shoppers

10th March 2017

Shoppers will receive advice and support to lose weight during a week-long campaign aimed at promoting healthy living and tackling obesity. Experts from ABL Health will be on hand at Keighley’s Airedale Shopping Centre from Monday 13 to Sunday 19...

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Partnership helping vision to make smoking history for Wirral

Partnership helping vision to make smoking history for Wirral

10th March 2017

To mark No Smoking Day (8 March), staff on the respiratory ward at Arrowe Park Hospital have received a big thank you for their sterling efforts in supporting local stop smoking service ABL Wirral, in their mission to make smoking...

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Pack-et in and save £3,000 a year!

Pack-et in and save £3,000 a year!

7th March 2017

Wirral residents are being encouraged to quit smoking and save thousands of pounds a year. Community healthcare organisation ABL Health, which offers a free stop smoking service on behalf of Wirral Council, is urging residents to make the change as...

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£415m schools funding to boost healthy lifestyles

£415m schools funding to boost healthy lifestyles

1st March 2017

Schools are to receive £415 million Government funds to help pupils benefit from healthier, more active lifestyles. Primary, secondary and sixth-form colleges will be able to use the funding to pay for facilities to support physical education (PE), after-school activities...

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Volunteering role scoops Sam his dream job

Volunteering role scoops Sam his dream job

15th February 2017

Leaving university and getting your first step onto the career ladder is no mean feat these days – but for Sam West, becoming a volunteer gave him the boost he needed to enter full time employment. Sam, aged 25, from...

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Working together to tackle obesity

Working together to tackle obesity

2nd February 2017

Health professionals came together to talk about how they can work in partnership to help people in St Helens lose weight and be healthier. ABL Health, which carries out weight management services on behalf of St Helens Council, hosted the...

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Response to State of Child Health report

Response to State of Child Health report

26th January 2017

Today, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health launched its State of Child Health report. This brings together data for the first time on a comprehensive list of 25 measures of the health of UK children, ranging from specific conditions...

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Take your first step to stop smoking

Take your first step to stop smoking

24th January 2017

Now that the new year celebrations are over, it’s time to turn your thoughts to making 2017 count. ABL Wirral, the smoking cessation service run on behalf of Wirral Council, is encouraging smokers to do one of the best things...

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