For free tips and support in increasing your physical activity go to
www.oneyoumerton.org where you can book an individual appointment with a health advisor.
For free tips and support in achieving your weight management goals and eating well go to the Live Well website, where you can book an individual appointment with a health advisor.
If you have a lot of weight to lose you can ask your GP for a referral to the Community Dietician Team who are based at The Wilson Hospital in Mitcham.
Alive 'N' Kicking provide a free weight management service for children aged 4 years – 19 years. Sessions are delivered at venues across the Borough at various times.
You are four times more likely to quit smoking for good if you use NHS Stop Smoking Services, which is great news for your health.
Smoking has more than 50 ways of making your life a misery and more than 20 ways of killing you. Stopping has many benefits and your body will begin to repair itself as soon as you give up smoking.
Help with quitting
Your GP or an NHS stop smoking adviser can provide information, support, advice and medication options where indicated to help you stop smoking. If you would like help to stop smoking, speak to your GP, pharmacist or contact the 'One You Merton Stop Smoking Service' telephone number 020 8973 3545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To get help you can also visit the Sutton and Merton Stop Smoking website.
To find out more and get advice about how to quit smoking call the Smokefree helpline on 0800 652 8019. You can also get a free quit kit by going to the
NHS Smokefree website.