Useful Links

Health

  • Breast Cancer UK Sporting Club Challenge - sports clubs across the UK are asked to support the £100 Sporting club Challenge and raise funds for research into breast cancer.
  • Exercise Council Wales - Exercise Council Wales is a new organisation that was established in 2005 to play a role in bringing together the key players involved in the development of the Health and Fitness sector in Wales.
  • Big Fat Problem - BBC experts give their best diet and fitness advice;
  • Cancer Research UK - the UK's leading charity dedicated to cancer. The website has a wealth of information about cancer, our research, how to donate and more ways to support us;
  • NSPCC - the UK's leading childrens charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of child abuse;
  • Wales Neuromuscular Network - creating links to benefit research and care of pateients with muscle disease and other neuromuscular conditions throughout Wales;
  • Wales Virtual Institute of Sport - seeks to provide a framework for multidisciplinary research and to create opportunities for a network of communication among researchers throughout Wales.
  • BBC Health - a wide ranging healthy living BBC website which include smart cooking and fertility treatments.
  • British Heart Foundation - knowing more about heart disease and having a clearer understanding of your condition can help reassure patients, friends & families.
  • Race for Life - walk, jog or run 5k – just be there and raise money for Cancer Research UK.
  • Mentro Allan - is a collection of projects in Wales supported by the Big Lottery Fund and a national partnership. The programme targets specific groups that are generally less active than the wider population.
  • Sustrans - is a UK sustainable transport charity with a vision of a world in which people can choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment.
  • BUPA Health Information - access this BUPA website for information on healthy living, health news and beating stress.
  • Health Challenge Wales - is the national focus of efforts to improve health and well-being offering a call to people and organisations to work together for a healthier nation.
  • Countryside Council for Wales - the Welsh countryside with its extraordinary natural heritage offers an abundance of things to do and see including breathtaking landscapes that shift and change throughout the year.
  • Food Standards Agency/Healthy Diet - eat well, be well. Helping you make healthier choices.
  • Urban Walks - is a vehicle to get populations moving again and to get people enjoying more activity in their everyday environment.
  • World Health Organisation - provides links to descriptions of activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programmes and offices working on this topic.
  • Bandolier’s Guide to Health Living - these Healthy Living pages have been developed to try and help 'ordinary folk' to know what to do to avoid seeing their doctors except socially !
  • Green Gyms - The green gym is a distinctive exercise group which aims to promote health, fitness and well being through physical work whilst improving the local environment, learning new skills and meeting new people
  • International Council on Active Ageing - the ICAA was founded in the belief that unifying the efforts of the organizations focused on older adults benefits both the people they reach and the organizations themselves.
  • Health & Activity Scotland - the Scottish Physical Activity and Health Alliance online community website for practitioners engaged in physical activity and health across Scotland.
  • Register of Exercise Professionals - The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) has been set up to help safeguard and to promote the health and interests of people who are using the services of exercise and fitness instructors, teachers and trainers.
  • Retirement Moblity - RetirementMobility was formed to offer a unique reference point on staying mobile and using mobility equipment in retirement.