Unfortunately in response to COVID-19 measures for the safety of our patients and providers all face-to-face learning sessions are currently suspended. Please see the ‘eLearning’ section of the website to find out more about the online resources and learning available.
EMPOWER is a highly-recommended, free and fun group session delivered by specially-trained NHS health professionals for people with Type 2 diabetes.
You’ll join a group of other local people like you with Type 2 diabetes for a completely free three-hour session of support and advice. EMPOWER is a great way to understand and manage your diabetes, and live a healthier life.
Sign-up for EMPOWER now
Call: 0800 852 7460
Click here to book your place online.
Or ask your GP or Nurse to refer you.
Health & Wellbeing Services:
Up & Active
Head to the Up & Active website to find further information, local activities and groups - everything you need to know from venue and times to how to book. Use the interactive map to chose your local area from Barnoldswick to Baxenden and Whalley to Whitworth, you can find out what's on here.
Many of these are free and your search can be filtered by outdoor, indoor, family and 50+ activities.
Hyndburn Stepping Out
You will also find a list of health walks here from pushchair friendly and short walks ideal for restricted mobility to longer walks with a mixture of terrain, all accessible by public transport.
Find activities to get involved in, have fun, make friends and get active. From disability football, to garden projects, bowling to walk 'n' talk, to find out more click here.
Boost your happiness and increase your awareness of the 5 ways to wellbeing here. Connect, be active, take notice, keep learning and give.
If you are thinking of quitting smoking, head to the Quit Squad for your 3 Steps to Quit here.