Health and physical activity come hand in hand and we know the importance of preventing physical and mental health issues later in life as Inactivity has one of the biggest financial impacts on the National Health Service. The proportion of adults who are overweight or obese in Lichfield is higher than the England average with 6 in 10 people having excess weight. Across Lichfield, we work with Stafford’s Public Health Team to support where we can to improve the health of local people.
We support local health programmes including; GP Referral Healthy Communities Project and engage with our Community Pharmacy network,. Our staff across the local facilities are trained to encourage everyone who wants to improve their health into an opportunity for them.