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Debate comes to Wirral on World No Tobacco Day

Debate comes to Wirral on World No Tobacco Day

22nd May 2017

Pioneering GP, medical journalist and media doctor Alex Bobak will be among the smoking cessation experts coming to Wirral for a special event on World No Tobacco Day. The Question Time-style panel event, headlined Stubbing It Out: How can e-cigs...

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Take advantage of free weight loss support

Take advantage of free weight loss support

4th May 2017

People struggling to lose weight are being encouraged to take advantage of free support following shocking new figures released by NHS Data. The research revealed that the number of people admitted to hospital in Stockport due to obesity-related conditions rose...

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Panel event coming to Wirral

Panel event coming to Wirral

26th April 2017

Nationally-renowned smoking cessation experts will be coming to Wirral to discuss the topic How can e-cigs help us combat smoking in 2017? on World No Tobacco Day. This Question Time-style panel event is perfect for health professionals wishing to engage...

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Trim Down Shape Up celebrates sixth anniversary

Trim Down Shape Up celebrates sixth anniversary

25th April 2017

Men who have achieved their weight loss goals with the help of a pioneering service in Wigan Borough joined together last night to celebrate their achievements. A special event, held at Leigh East ARLFC, marked six years of Trim Down...

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Stop smoking service marks first year of success

Stop smoking service marks first year of success

18th April 2017

Stop smoking experts in Wirral have supported more than 1,000 people in quitting the habit over the past year ABL Wirral, the smoking and nicotine cessation service run by community healthcare organisation ABL Health on behalf of Wirral Council, is...

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Obesity: How Prejudiced is the NHS?

Obesity: How Prejudiced is the NHS?

13th April 2017

Chief Executive of ABL Health, Dr Sheena Bedi, has spoken out in response to the BBC2 programme Obesity: How Prejudiced is the NHS? broadcast this week “Whilst I was pleased that the programme raised the urgency of tackling obesity and highlighted...

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Healthy cooking sessions go down a treat!

Healthy cooking sessions go down a treat!

29th March 2017

Free healthy cooking sessions have been running in Oldham as a pilot to support people on a popular weight management programme. ABL Health, which runs Choose to Change on behalf of NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group and across Greater Manchester, put...

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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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