Healthy and Active

  • Active Devon

    This site is for people looking for general information on physical activity and sport in Devon

  • Alcohol and drug misuse

    If you have a problem with alcohol or drugs, there’s a wide range of services that can help

  • Explore Devon

    Inspiration for exploring Devon’s green spaces – from a gentle woodland stroll to an invigorating bike ride, or finding the best bird-watching spot to discovering our ancient geology

  • Health and wellbeing board

    The Devon Health and Wellbeing Board is a forum for key leaders from the health, public health and care systems to work together to improve the health and wellbeing of the population and reduce health inequalities

  • Health checks

    Since April 2013 Devon County Council Public Health have been responsible for commissioning the NHS Health Check programme. This webpage is designed as an informative resource for professionals delivering NHS Health Checks

  • Health protection

    We aim to help protect the health of people in Devon and respond to any health-related emergencies

  • Healthy eating

    Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you feel your best. It doesn’t have to be difficult either

  • Healthy weight

    The Devon Weight Management Service is funded by Devon County Council Public Health

  • Mental health and wellbeing

    If you are concerned about your own mental health, or you are worried about the mental health of a relative or someone you care for you should speak to a GP in the first instance

  • Sexual health

    Sexual health incorporates advice and services for: relationships, contraception, abortion, sexually transmitted infections including HIV

  • Stopping smoking

    There are lots of reasons to quit smoking – for you and for others. Free support and nicotine replacement therapy is available on prescription with local NHS Stop Smoking Services

  • Vaccinations

    Vaccines trigger the body’s immune system to produce its own antibodies (substances produced by the body to fight disease) without actually infecting it with the disease