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Health and wellbeing

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Be active

Feel fitter, live longer. Find out what you can do locally.


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How to be a healthy weight

Lower your risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer - top tips for healthy eating and weight.


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Domestic violence and abuse help

Help for domestic abuse victims and support for abusers who want to change.


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Mental health support

1 in 4 of us will have problems with our mental wellbeing at some time - get advice and help.


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Smoking

Information to help you quit smoking.


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Advice and information about what's available locally - visit the Stay Well website.


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Alcohol and drugs help

There's lots of support available for people with drug and alcohol problems and for their loved ones.


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Improve your child's health

Support and advice to help your child get more active and eat more healthily.


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Find a local health service

Find a local hospital, GP, clinic, dentist, pharmacy, optician or urgent care service.


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Feeling good is an important part of being healthy - measure your wellbeing today.


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Find a defibrillator

A defibrillator can be a life saver when someone has a cardiac arrest - find out where they are kept in Rochdale Borough.


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How to get your free flu jab

For people at risk of complications, free flu jabs are available every year from the NHS.


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How to keep a healthy mouth

Top tips - a healthy mouth helps you feel better and maintain overall good health.


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Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme

Businesses and venues can sign up to provide a breastfeeding friendly environment and help children enjoy longer, healthier lives.


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Wellbeing at work

Lots of resources for employers - how and why to build a healthy workplace.


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Armed forces health and wellbeing

Find out what is available for current and ex armed forces personnel and their families.


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Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.


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There is only One You

Take the free 'How Are You?' quiz and make small changes to improve your health


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Public Health in Rochdale borough

Find out what we're doing and the partners we work with.


Other services

Did you know?

  • NHS staywell hints and tips - read how to look after yourself if you're over 65, pregnant, a parent, a carer or have a long-standing health condition.
  • NHS 111 - use the online version of the NHS 111 service for immediate healthcare advice. The online assessment process only takes about 3 minutes to complete.
  • Out-of-hours GP appointments - get an evening or weekend appointment with a doctor or health professional in your local area.
  • Local pharmacy - they're your fastest route to care, visit them at the first sign of illness.
  • Emergency dental care - available in every area in Greater Manchester.
  • Free flu jabs - all those eligible should get their free flu jab.
  • Our Rochdale - providing information on health, social care, childcare and family services within the borough of Rochdale.

Events

Rochdale in Rainbows
16 November 2019

16 November 2019 - 30 November 2019

Come and celebrate the borough's first Pride.

Christmas and New Year events and updates
18 November 2019

November 2019 - January 2020

Events, activities and updates over the festive period.

A Royal Christmas Ball
20 December 2019

20 December 2019 - 21 December 2019

You are cordially invited to a royal ball to celebrate the greatest of Christmas traditions in the splendid surroundings of Rochdale Town Hall.