Start Well services for schools

Sexual health

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

Parental support

Public health training

Courses available
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 Maximum 15 Full day training
Dementia Friends - basic awareness and information No maximum amount of attendees. Can be delivered to adults and children 45 minutes

For further information or to book a course please email the Public Health team.

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