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Getting the Balance Right: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating

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Chancellors Building

Seminar Room 1

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

EH16 4SA

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This course provides participants with the information, confidence and tools to support their client group to put healthy eating and physical activity recommendations into practice to improve health and wellbeing.

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • To gain an understanding of the policy context relating to food and health, physical activity and mental wellbeing

  • To gain an understanding of current eating and physical activity patterns in Scotland.

  • Increase understanding of the definitions, key messages around food & health, physical activity and the links to mental wellbeing.

  • To increase awareness of barriers to healthy eating and physical activity & raise awareness of behaviour change.

  • Understand risk factors and benefits associated with healthy eating and physical inactivity

  • Be aware of national and local initiatives and resources for promoting healthy eating, physical activity and mental wellbeing

  • Reflect on learning and how it will inform professional practice.

FAQs

Once I apply for a place on a course, is that my confirmation?

Once you have applied, your details will be forwarded to the facilitator who will then short list 4-6 weeks before the course. You will then be contacted by email from the Health Promotion Service to confirm your place with final detials for the course.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Courses are open to anyone 16+ who work in Edinburgh and the Lothians

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Car parking can be limited depending on the venue, please use public trainsport where possible.

Refreshments

Lunch is not provided, Tea/Coffee/Water will be provided.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

To contact the Health Promotion Service please email Capacity.building@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Please do not send someone in your place until you have contacted the Service to see if there is a waiting list

Charges for courses

Our courses are free of charge. We do reserve the right to invoice for an administration fee of £40 to those who book a place on a training course but who do not attend without giving prior notice. If there are extenuating circumstances which prevent you from attending please let us know as soon as possible
so we can take this into consideration.

GDPR

I understand that by applying for a place I consent to NHS Lothian Health Promotion Service creating a personal learning record using my name, email address, telephone number and organisation. I understand that this information will be held securely and in accordance with the requirements of the current GDPR and will be used for the sole purpose of maintaining my training record.

If you would like to read NHS Lothian’s privacy statement please click here

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Chancellors Building

Seminar Room 1

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

EH16 4SA

United Kingdom

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