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Get fit for free

The secret to getting fit for free is to use every opportunity to be active.   Click on the following links to explore new ways and places to exercise for free. Walk everywhere Free running podcast Strength and Flex workout Cycle to work Stair climbing Park…

Get fit with Strength and Flex

Not active? Out of shape? Then the Strength and Flex workout plan is for you! Find out how this five-week plan will help you get up and moving, and improve your health and wellbeing. What is the plan? The Strength and Flex plan is a five-week…

Get healthy as a family

Any changes to your child's diet and lifestyle are much more likely to be accepted if they involve the whole family. Use these 10 tips to help the whole family embrace a healthier lifestyle: 1. Eat at the table together - studies show families who…

Get running with Couch to 5K

Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect, especially if you feel out of shape or unfit. NHS Couch to 5K will help you gradually work up towards running 5K in just 9 weeks. What is Couch to 5K? Couch to 5K is a running plan for absolute beginners.…

Get your hearing tested

If you're worried about your hearing it's easy to get it checked. Here's our guide to your hearing test options. Quick hearing tests Quick hearing checks are a good first step to finding out how healthy your hearing is without having to visit your GP or…

Getting an allergy test

If you suspect that you or your child may have an allergy, you can use NHS services to get your allergy diagnosed. This may involve having one or more allergy tests. An allergy test can establish whether you have an allergy and what you're allergic to. This is key to managing your…

Getting contraception

Contraception is free for most people in the UK, and there are 15 types to choose from. Find out what's available and where you can get it. Contraceptive methods protect against pregnancy. If you use contraception correctly, you can have sex without worrying about getting…

Getting medical care as a student

It's important to look after your health when moving away from home for the first time. This includes registering with a new GP and finding your local sexual health service. Here are our five health tips for new students. 1. Register with a local GP If, like…

Girls and puberty Q&A

Puberty is when a girl grows up into a young woman. Every girl goes through it, but it can be a tough time. Here are the changes to expect. When will I start puberty? Puberty usually starts between the ages of 8 and 14, but every girl is…

Girls' bodies Q&A

Puberty can be a confusing time - your body and your feelings are changing as you grow up. Here are answers to some of the questions girls ask about their bodies. Click on the questions below to go directly to the answer. At what age do you…
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