Welcome to 

Devon's NHS Health Promotion Team

Our vision and purpose...

To improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities across Devon

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Stop Smoking

Here at the Devon stop smoking service we have qualified advisors with the expertise and training to help you to stop smoking.

We offer regular clinics throughout Devon to help you make positive changes with the support you need to become smoke free.

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Health Trainers

Health Trainers are NHS employees skilled in helping people make healthy lifestyle changes through behaviour change techniques. 

They could help you lose weight, eat more healthily, become more active, stop smoking or improve your emotional health and wellbeing.

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Community Development

The Devon Community Development Worker (CDW) Team aim to improve the wellbeing of communities in Devon most affected by health inequalities. We specialise in working with people from black or minority ethnic backgrounds and Gypsy and Traveller communities.

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Young People

We run a number of programmes for young people, including:

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Training

As health promotion experts we deliver quality assured training and we can help your organisation to develop in-house health and wellbeing skills. 

We train your employees and they can then peer support other staff who want to improve their health through lifestyle changes

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Healthy Weight

The Healthy Weight programme helps people to improve their health and wellbeing by making smarter choices about food - supporting them to eat well and move more. By losing weight slowly and steadily the weight reduction and it's subsequent health benefits are more likely to last long term. 

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About Us

Whether you want to stop smoking, lose weight or adopt a healthier lifestyle, our team can help about_us
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Projects

Current projects include:

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Get in Touch

We welcome your feedback on our services.

Get in touch via our Contact page
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Latest News

HPD in the News

Stop Smoking Success

We recently helped Devon pensioner Ann Veit kick her 50 year-long smoking habit through one of our 'Stop Smoking Clinics - you can read more about Ann's success in the Western Morning News

Health Checks for Farmers

HPD have been providing health checks for busy Devon farmers at the Exeter Livestock Centre. The service offers a free 'health MOT' for adults aged 40 to 74 to monitor and minimise their risk of developing common conditions associated with the farming lifestyle - including high blood pressure, heart disease, kideny failure and stroke. Read more about the health checks in the Mid Devon Star

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