The YorWellbeing health checker is designed by City of York Council to calculate your risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the next ten years.
The health checker will help you understand your risk, and will give you information about how you can protect your health. Depending on your results, you may also be invited for a personalised health check appointment.Frequently asked questions
We successfully support people to stop smoking. We run group and individual support sessions across York. If you would like to stop smoking please contact us for information about groups near you. We also take referrals from health care professionals.
This is an Exercise Referral Scheme (formally known as the HEAL program). GPs and other health professionals can refer patients with medical conditions to receive specialist advice and support, to help them become more active. If you would like more information about this service please contact us or speak to your GP.
The YorWellbeing service works with medium sized businesses to promote opportunities to improve the health and wellbeing of their workforce. We can offer ‘mini health checks’ to your employees and provide an employee profile of your workforce. This service is currently free. If you are an employer and interested in working with us, we encourage you to contact us.
York has a wide variety of sport and physical activity opportunities for anyone with a physical disability, learning disability, or additional needs, regardless of impairment. If you would like more information, please contact us.
The YorWellbeing service supports and promotes the large number of sports clubs in York that are run by volunteers. We have produced a sports clubs directory If you would like more information about voluntary sports clubs or the support we can offer please contact us.
Men and women experience different health and wellbeing challenges. We are working to promote both men’s health and women’s health initiatives in York. Please contact us if you are currently working on a men’s health or women’s health project in York.
Promoting good mental health and wellbeing of residents in York is a priority area for the YorWellbeing service. We support key national and local campaigns and initiatives to improve mental health and wellbeing.
We are committed to increasing the opportunities for older adults to participate fully in health and wellbeing activities, and we actively promote groups and clubs that are tailored for the needs of older adults in York. If you are planning an event or service we encourage you to contact us
The YorWellbeing service is dedicated to improving physical activity for all children and young people. We work with schools promoting healthy lunchboxes and building physical activity into the school day
City of York Council offer free home safety visits to individuals who are concerned about their risk of falling. The visit focuses on offering practical advice about how to reduce hazards in your home. If you are interested in having a home safety visit please call 01904 567456.