Exercise on referral

Some Local Authority Public Health teams commission free exercise on referral programmes. Exercise on referral programmes are designed for inactive adults, they tend to be beneficial to adults who are overweight. If you have type 2 or type 1 diabetes this free programme may be the confidence boost you need to get going. 

Here are some of the areas that offer Exercise On Referral programmes that the Know Diabetes team are aware of. You will need to visit their website and contact them to find out if you meet the inclusion criteria.  

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The Exercise Referral Service in Westminster takes place in seven Everyone Active Leisure Centres across Westminster.

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Physical Activity Referral Scheme (PARS) aims to encourage people of all abilities to become and remain more active.

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Exercise on Referral in Harrow  offers a 10-12 weeks long programmes which is tailored to meet your needs under the guidance of an exercise specialist.

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Brent Exercise Referral involves a tailor made 10 week exercise programme, to suit your individual needs.

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The Better Health Team in Hillingdon provide opportunities for patients with existing medical conditions to be referred to a specifically designed physical activity programme.

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The Everyone Active Exercise Referral scheme, provides a 12-week tailor made package of exercise sessions. Participants will work with fully qualified instructors to develop an activity programme suitable to their conditions.

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One You Hounslow help local people get moving. Visit their website and find out about the various physical activity opportunities in your area.

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If you want to improve your fitness but are concerned about your health, speak to your GP or health professional to see if you would be eligible to join the Exercise Referral Programme.