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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Active Norfolk

Active Norfolk is your window to Norfolk sport and physical activity. We are working in partnership with all of Norfolk’s local authorities, Public Health Norfolk and Sport England to increase participation in sport and physical activity. Whether you are a sports club, school, coach, volunteer, athlete or just interested in getting involved in sport and physical activity, we can provide you with the support, information and advice you are looking for.

Health and Wellbeing in West Norfolk

Information about health walks in the King’s Lynn and West Norfolk area, and organisations involved in providing health and care services in West Norfolk.

Health, Heritage and Biodiversity Walks

The aim of the Norfolk Health, Heritage and Biodiversity Walks project is to encourage people to enjoy local walks on a regular basis. Using the guides, people will be able to discover a variety of local footpaths and explore their local environment, experiencing the wealth of heritage and wildlife Norfolk has to offer.


The HERON website provides a comprehensive and searchable source of NHS services, self-help support groups, statutory and voluntary agencies covering the whole of Norfolk and Waveney. The website also includes patient information about a wide range of diseases and conditions in various community languages and formats. Heron has been established since 2003 as a leading database of validated consumer health information.

Norfolk Libraries Health and Wellbeing

Norfolk libraries is in partnership with Public Health Norfolk to promote the Healthy Libraries project - to help people lead healthier lifestyles. Check for events in your local libraries. The Reading Well scheme recommends books you might find useful covering aspects of dementia, mental health, cancer and job seeking support and which you can find in Norfolk libraries.

Norfolk's Living Well

Norfolk’s Living Well helps you to access services in Norfolk to make proactive and positive changes to your lifestyle, and you can find out about how local health services work.

Wellbeing Norfolk and Waveney

Wellbeing Norfolk & Waveney provides a range of support for people with common mental health and emotional issues, such as low mood, depression or stress. We work with you to help you make the necessary changes to improve your wellbeing and quality of life.

Information last updated 26 April 2018

National information

Carers UK

If you would in any way describe yourself as a Carer, this website is full of useful Help and Advice . By clicking on the Help & Advice tab, you will find some very useful links such as Quick guide to caring and Finding help where you live. See also the 5 essentials for carers information.

Disabled Living Foundation

The Your health section of the Disabled Living Foundation’s AskSARA online information service gives you advice about ideas and aids for coping with a range of physical and mental conditions.

Health and wellbeing

Information on how to look after your health and fitness as you get older from Age UK.

Living life to the full

You can get immediate advice on improving life skills for improved mental health (the front page even has a Panic Button!) or sign up for an 8-part course. It’s all free.

NHS Choices

This website is the main route to information and services from the NHS. In the Health A-Z section, you will find immediate links with buttons to a comprehensive health encyclopaedia and to Medicines information. You can also use the NHS Direct symptom checker to get information to help you decide if medical attention is required. In the Health Services near you section, you can easily search for local GPs, hospitals, dentists and other services, using place name or postcode.

Patient UK

On this site you will find a Wellbeing section, where you can get the most recent updates on helping you enjoy a healthy lifestyle. A-Zs for Conditions and Medicines. Videos and discussion forums are also available.