Partnered Community Groups

Our Social Prescribing team are responsible for the running of several community support groups in North Somerset

Wellbeing Lifestyle Club

A free workshop to promote self-care and positive lifestyle changes to improve the community wellbeing

Address: Southmead and Henbury Family Practice, 

Time: 2pm -4pm

Workshops are held every first Tuesday of the month.

For more information contact Southmead Surgery.

Health and Wellbeing Gigital Course Over 60's

Why Live Longer Better?

“Maximising the health, and therefore the life chances, of older adults should be seen as a major national priority, and one where we can make very significant progress often with relatively straightforward interventions” - Prof. Chris Whitty Chief Medical Officer for England, 2023


Digital self-management programme for older people with the aims of increasing physical,
cognitive and emotional activity by focussing on the three Rs:1. Regain confidence and purpose
2. Recover strength, stamina, skill and suppleness
3. Recondition the body, brain and mind

What is it?

  • ٚA small group online learning programme
  • 10 ٚ parts, designed to be completed over
    10 weeks
  • Practical actions designed to increase
    activation levels and start to build new habits
  • Personalised support from a health coach

Who is it for?

  • Aged 60+
  • People with 2 or more long term conditions
  • Potential to reduce risk of hospital admission
    through increased activity
  • Funded for 4,000 people across BNSSG
  • Those who can be supported to self-manage

Results & outcome measures

  • Results to date indicate improvement in all project outcome measures: health confidence, physical activity frequency, quality of life, reduction in sedentary time
  • 86% ٚ of completers rate the service as very
    good or good

Find out more

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Health and Wellbeing digital course over 60's

Alive Community Gardening Group at Southmead and Henbury Family Practice Community Garden.

Join us for an afternoon of gentle social gardening activities in our community garden!

Every Thursday 14:00PM – 15:30 PM

Starts 25th July 2024!

FREE accessible drop-in session suitable for older people but open to all patients. All ages/abilities/backgrounds welcome, Accessible garden with seating, indoor space in poor weather Refreshments are provided, accessible toilets

For more information, please contact