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Healthy Lifestyle... at any age

Many factors go together to improve an individual’s health. Their health needs change through life as they get older and different issues might impact on men’s and women’s health. However, a healthy lifestyle is important at any stage of an individual’s life.

Diet and nutrition, exercise, smoking cessation and managing alcohol intake are modifiable lifestyle factors that can be addressed to improve health.

Other factors may not be readily addressed by individuals but rely upon society working together to promote healthy living and working environments.

Health inequalities arise when individuals or communities are not empowered to make healthy lifestyle choices.

For more information visit

 Child Health

 Health in older age


Healthy Living 

Health Inequalities

  • Bridging the Gap an excellent learning resource on Health Inequalities provided by NES

 Key points for community pharmacy

  • Signpost patients to appropriate support organisations.
  • Support contracted services such as healthy Start Vitamins

Be aware of your patients particular needs. Check out your locality’s health profile.