Sheffield Health Trainers
Want to improve your health?
Want to lead a healthier life?
Sheffield Community Health Trainers can offer one-to-one support around changing or leading a healthier lifestyle. The service is free and confidential.
What is a Health Trainer?
Health Trainers are people who have been
recruited from within the local communities.
Health Trainers have been trained to work
with you on a one-to-one basis to help
you improve your health.
Health Trainers are NOT personal trainers
or physical instructors and do not give
What can a Health Trainer help you with?
- Advice and information
- Eat healthily
- Lose weight
- Get more active
- Referral to Stop Smoking Support
- And much more
Who can see a Health Trainer?
- Anyone who is aged 16 and over
- Anyone who has decided to make a
healthy lifestyle change
- Anyone who is thinking of making a change
to their lifestyle
Where are Health Trainers available?
Health Trainers are available in the following areas of Sheffield (correct as at Jan 2011)
- Acres Hill
- Norfolk Park
What does a Health Trainer offer?
- Support, encouragement and motivation
- Referral to other services and activities
- The chance to set your own health goals
- 6 - 7 sessions on a one-to-one basis
- Accompany you to first appointments
- Identify groups or activities in your
If you want to become healthier but don’t
know where to start, a Health Trainer will
be able to help you work out exactly what
you want and how to go about it.
Health Trainers are friendly, understanding
and supportive. They will help and
encourage you to achieve and maintain a
healthier lifestyle. So why wait? Contact
the Health Trainers now!
For more information contact Janie Venderio
Tel: 0114 305 1407
Useful websites & telephone numbers
Sheffield Healthy Communities Programme
Sheffield Patient Services Team
Out of Hours GP Service
DESMOND Diabetes Education Project:
0114 305 1064
Sheffield NHS Stop Smoking Service:
0800 068 4490
0800 917 8282
National Drugs Helpline:
0800 77 66 00
NHS Sheffield working in partnership with...