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CREATING HEALTH CHAMPIONS IN FLEETWOOD


Healthier Fleetwood has helped deliver a two day course for residents to achieve their Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement. The course was presented by the Lancashire Wellbeing Service who kindly provided the places for free.

Pam Whitaker of Lancashire Wellbeing Service said, "This is a recognised award from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) which provide candidates with an understanding of the principles of promoting health and wellbeing. It will enable them to become 'health champions' and direct individuals towards practical support to attain a healthier lifestyle."

The attendees included parents and grandparents looking to pass on knowledge to their families and friends and people working in Fleetwood who want to support the community. The qualification will also be useful should any of the candidates want to persue a career in the health and wellbeing sector.

A spokesman for Healthier Fleetwood added, "We'd like to thank the Lancashire Wellbeing Service for offering these places and to Pam for delivering the course. It's a good example of what we are trying to achieve by connecting our local community."


Healthier Fleetwood is a not-for-profit organisation supporting the physical and mental health of the Town's residents by connecting them to each other, services and voluntary groups in the community. As an individual's confidence grows they take more control of their own wellbeing and an active role in the decisions that affect them. We are independent of but work in close partnership with the many organisations supporting the community.

Contact us by email: listening@healthierfleetwood.co.uk

Answerphone: 07399 093835

(We will return your call as soon as possible but this is not a 24 hour service)