Health & Wellbeing News

  • Calling women interested in a career in health and social care
    If have you been unemployed for an extended length of time, or are you looking for a career change, or a return to work after being at home, maybe with family, this might be the opportunity you have been looking for. Would you …more
  • Vaccinating against Covid-19 and flu at same time is safe, study shows
    By Jacqui Wise (Author affiliations) Article from the BMJ website. Administering an influenza vaccine at the same time as a second dose of a covid-19 vaccine produced no safety concerns and preserves the immune response to both …more
  • New Every Mind Matters campaign to improve people’s mental health
    A new campaign has been launched by the Government to help people with their mental wellbeing after half of adults in England say Covid has impacted their mental health. The general public is urged to find “what works for me” to …more
  • Calderdale’s sport and fitness centres up and running
    Regain your fitness, get back in shape and boost your wellbeing this Autumn With Calderdale’s sport and fitness centres now fully back up and running, if you haven’t done so already, now’s the perfect time to sign up for a …more
  • Dice game rolls back the years
    The RLWC2021 Reminiscence Dice Game has been purposely designed to enable people to re-live the greatest memories of their lives, using creative and fun methods. Whilst this resource has wide appeal, it will be particularly …more
  • Elland: Free Movement & Music Sessions
    Take part in fun and informal sessions to explore a range of music and movement styles – from the uplifting rhythms of traditional African Zulu music and dance to the relaxing notes of the piano as you stretch. The perfect …more
  • Free Falls Prevention Zoom Class Here’s a promo for a Virtual LIVE Strength and Balance Class delivered by Functional Fitness Exercise Specialist Leon Wormley and in partnership with the Falls Prevention Network …more
  • New: Gentle exercise classes online
    Your local specialist instructors Eve from Eve’s Pilates4Everyone and Sophie from Active Rainbow have teamed up to provide an online platform of exercises in one easy to access place. Gentle exercise classes can get your blood …more
  • Centre For Ageing Better Newsletter
    physical inactivity putting millions at risk of poor health”: Our latest research finds that there are real barriers to participating in physical activity among 50-70 year olds, which have only been exacerbated by the …more
  • Cycle for Health Course @ Spring Hall, Halifax
    The Cycle for Health course starts at Spring Hall this Saturday 11 September 4-6pm. This FREE 12 week course can help you to improve your health and fitness and develop bike riding skills and confidence thought cycle training and …more
  • Health and Care Bill – FAQs
    On 6 July 2021, the Health and Care Bill was published, setting out key legislative proposals to reform the delivery and organisation of health services in England, to promote more joined-up services and to ensure more of a focus …more
  • Report: Barriers to walking and cycling in later life
    The Centre For Ageing Better have a new report into the barriers to walking and cycling in later life. Here’s their introduction to the report and links to the report. A quarter of adults aged 55-74 are currently inactive. …more
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