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When you decide it's time to stop smoking, we will help you find the services and support that are right for you.
Information about the health risks associated with being overweight or obese, and achieving a healthy weight.
Find out about free NHS Health Checks that are offered to everyone in the UK aged between 40 and 74.
Information on the health risks caused by alcohol and drug misuse, and how to minimise those risks.
Feeling good mentally is just as important as feeling good physically.
Why sexual health is an important part of your mental and physical wellbeing, and what you can do to improve it.
Looking after your mind and your body is important while you're a teen or pre-teen, and here's what you need to know.
Information about common health risks in the UK, and advice on protecting your own and your family's health.
Why the council is now responsible for promoting healthy living and tackling health inequalities across Gateshead.
The role of the Gateshead Health and Wellbeing Board in protecting your health and giving your more choice.
Information on the main NHS services that are available to you as a resident of Gateshead.
Find out how you can reduce your risk of falling.

Gateshead Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Our vision for health and wellbeing in Gateshead is 'Good jobs, homes, health and friends.' Read how we intend to reduce inequalities and improve health and wellbeing for people living in our communities.

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Annual Report from the Director of Public Health for Gateshead

This year's report, 'Ageing Well in Gateshead' takes a broad view of some of the challenges that face us as individuals and communities as we grow older and illustrates how complex and different ageing well is for every person.

Icon for pdf 2019 - Ageing Well in Gateshead [6.81MB]

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