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Repeat Prescription orders for collection before Christmas must be

with us no later than

11am Tuesday 19th December



Lifestyle Advice


Weight Loss

If you are concerned about your weight loss we can help.
Body Mass Index is used by healthcare professionals to dermine whether your weight is healthy or not.

Calculate My BMI


There are a range of places on the internet where you can get more information on a healthy lifestyle and weight loss.

Free NHS Weight Loss Guide


Teen Weightwise

Exercise Advice

Couch to 5K


There are also commercial slimming groups such as Weight Watchers and Slimming World. Some people find them helpful to help lose the excess weight.


Slimming World

Weight Watchers

Stopping Smoking


We offer help here at Brailsford Medical Centre, ask at reception or book an appointment with the practice nurse (between 9am-5pm)


There is plenty of information on the internet regarding this and the following links may be helpful:


Smoking Cessation: NHS Choices Site

Smoking Quitters Cost Tool – Calculate the money you will save and plan how to spend it

No Smoking Day  – Find out more about people like you ready to stop

Click to Quit: Smoking Cessation Advice

ASH: Action on Smoking and Health

Gosmokefree – Detailed information about the free NHS support services


Alcohol and Addiction

If you feel that you are addicted to alcohol or drugs, please contact the surgery to find out what we can do to help.

Listed below are links to other national organisations which you may find helpful:


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcohol Concern

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Drug scope



Alcohol and Cancer

Guide to Alcohol and Cancer - A matter of fact guide by Rehab 4 Alcoholism explaining the cancer risks associated with drinking alcohol.



Derbyshire Alcohol Advice Service

Keep Healthy and Warm in Winter

Health and Warm in Derbyshire

Health and Work

Health and Work Information

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