Weight Management Peer Support Group – Frome
This peer support group runs alongside the weekly weigh in at Frome Medical Practice. The monthly peer support group will be an opportunity for you to make friends and meet others who know what you are going through. It will be a place where you can share top tips, set goals and support one another. Each session will have 15 minutes of group education on topics like sleep, relaxation, exercise, connecting and other topics that the group might want.
You can drop in for just one session or come regularly.
No need to book.
2pm Frome Medical Practice in the Boardroom.
Contact Health Connections 01373 468368
Weekly Weigh In – Frome
Drop in to be weighed at Frome Medical Practice, the scales are opposite the Patient Information Area. A Health Connector will be there on Tuesdays from 2.30-2.45pm to weigh people who are interested in weight management. You could also take the opportunity to use the blood pressure monitor at the same time.
Shepton Mallet Park Run
Shepton Mallet parkrun is a 5km run every Saturday at 9am. We all run for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! We’re friendly! Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the Collett Park Café – please come and join us! The event takes place at Collett Park, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5PJ. Free but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won’t get a time. Please be aware that dogs are not allowed at this event.
Zing is a website that you can visit for a list of exercise and weight management options in Somerset.
On Track – Goal Setting Group, Frome, Wells and Shepton Mallet
On Track is a goal setting group service. Come along to these friendly peer led groups where you can join people who are setting goals that might improve their health and wellbeing. Get support and support others, get on track and have a chat over a cup of tea.
On Track services:
Frome: Every other Tuesday (contact for dates). Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way, BA11 1FH 10.00am -11.00am
Shepton Mallet Every other Monday. 10.30am – 12pm. The Brasserie, 64 High Street, Shepton Mallet BA4 5AX
Street Fridays 3pm -4.30pm Street Food Cafe, Crispin Hall, High Street Street.
Somerset Community Food
A grass-roots charity in Somerset which aims to re-connect people with the social, health and environmental effects of growing, buying, preparing and eating local food.
NHS Health Check
An NHS Health Check can help you identify potential risks early and give you personalised advice so you can take action to reduce your chances of developing these health problems.
You can have an NHS Health Check if:
- you are aged between 40 and 74
- you have not been diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, or had a stroke
- you have not had an NHS Health Check in the last 5 years.
See website or call to book a Health Check.