Tag Archive for 'Health Promotion Unit'

Guernsey charities promote healthy lifestyle to reduce bowel cancer rate

March 31st, 2014 by Male Uprising in Guernsey

Male Uprising Guernsey and Bowel Cancer Guernsey have set the challenge ‘30 days to a new you’ for five local media volunteers during April, which is Bowel Cancer Awareness month. The two charities have joined forces to drive home the message that adopting a healthy lifestyle is the best way to avoid bowel cancer. Bowel Cancer […]

Implementing an Active Travel Strategy for improved well-being

August 4th, 2012 by Living Streets Guernsey

Walking is the most environmentally friendly and healthy form of transport. Walking keeps you slim and fit and reduces stress. Regular daily exercise built into your lifestyle like walking (or cycling) to school or work is recommended by health professionals. Promoting “healthy lifestyle choices and social well-being” is the number one aim of the 20/20 […]

Healthy Hearts Day promotes smokefree cars at Beau Sejour on 25 September 2011

September 23rd, 2011 by Health Promotion Unit

On Healthy Hearts Day, the Health Promotion Unit and the Environmental Health Unit will have a car outside Beau Sejour Leisure Centre filled with cigarette butts and the chemicals children will be exposed to when adults smoke in a car. Gerry Le Roy, Health Promotion Officer for Smoking and Heart disease, said “The dangers of […]