Fitness & Wellbeing - Latest News Releases

One in three in the UK can’t afford to eat healthily 14 January 2014

A third of people in the UK – around 25 million people - say they do not eat healthily because it is too expensive. One in seven people (14 per cent) said they do not have time to prepare healthy food, and one in ten (10 per cent) said they do not know how to eat healthily.

These are the findings of new research out today from UK health charity Nuffield Health, who questioned more than 3... more

Nuffield Health response to the National Obesity Forum’s report State of the Nation’s waistline 13 January 2014

Dr Davina Deniszczyc, Medical Director Wellbeing at Nuffield Health, said:

“Tackling obesity is a complex issue with no quick fix, but as this report highlights, current prevention strategies have achieved virtually nothing, while recognised treatment programmes continue to be slashed. Healthcare professionals need better guidance and training so they are not afraid to confront patients... more

Over 30 million Brits living with pain 10 December 2013

New research has revealed that more than half of UK adults are living with pain rather than turning to qualified medical professionals for help (59 per cent or 30 million*). The findings published by the UK’s largest healthcare charity, Nuffield Health, suggest 45 per cent are in pain at least once a week, rising to almost three quarters (71 per cent) at least once a month. Of those in pain,... more

Nuffield Health creates new Wellbeing Division 06 December 2013

Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, has brought together its Corporate and Consumer Wellbeing divisions to create The Wellbeing Division, effective from the 1st December, 2013.

The primary purpose of this change is to create a one stop integrated wellbeing offer for all customers, extending physical locations to give national coverage, creating product innovations in... more

Nuffield Health opens new community fitness suite at Piggott School 23 October 2013

Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest health charity, has a long history of delivering the highest level of service and support throughout its network of hospitals and Fitness & Wellbeing Centres across the UK. Preventative health, through all-round fitness, is the future of healthcare and Nuffield Health believes in encouraging children and young people to learn about their health and fitness... more

Prescribing exercise key to defusing ‘ticking mental health time bomb' 14 October 2013

Healthcare charity calls for all GPs to consider exercise

New research reveals almost 23 million UK adults* (44 per cent) now experience anxiety symptoms at least once a week, compared to 33 per cent five years ago when the recession first hit. For 20 per cent anxiety is a daily obstacle. The study published by the UK’s largest healthcare charity, Nuffield Health, reveals that early... more

British winner announced for international Personal Trainers to Watch - live Championship held at St Albans Nuffield Health 07 October 2013

Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centre, St Albans, hosted the championship on 27 September 2013

Kim Ingleby from Bristol is named winner of the Personal Trainers to Watch competition. Battling for the top position on Friday 27th September, Kim competed against 9 of the world’s top personal trainers at the Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centre in St Albans.

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Local gym hosts international Personal Trainers to Watch - live Championship 17 September 2013

At Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centre, St Albans, 27 September 2013

On Friday 27th September, Nuffield Health will host the international Life Fitness Personal Trainers to Watch, live championship at the St Albans Fitness and Wellbeing Centre. Personal Trainers from around the world will compete to be the 2013 champion. The competition has... more

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