Schools can contact the following services for targeted help, advice or information:
Weight management and health
- Be Well Wigan - delivers a range of healthy weight interventions for children, young people and families, to reduce BMI, improve health outcomes, prevent further weight gain and establish healthy habits for life.
Health and wellbeing
- Children centres - these are different in each area of the borough. Schools should contact their local children’s centre.
Public health training
|Heart Start - CPR, basic first aid training and heart health
||Maximum 14 (delivered to adults and children)
||Half a day training
|Royal Society of Public Health - Understanding Health Improvement. Can be offered as an accredited course with an exam. The exam is currently free but may change to £20 per exam. Accreditation is equivalent to a GCSE
||Maximum 15 (14 years and above). Setting needs to accommodate exam room conditions
||Full day training (two half days applicable)
|Cancer Champions - advice, early intervention and communication skills
||Full day training
|Dementia Friends - basic awareness and information
||No maximum amount of attendees. Can be delivered to adults and children
For further information or to book a course please email the Public Health team.