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Children’s Healthy Weight Service

We  support children, young people and their families to maintain a healthy weight by running programmes across Northumberland and North Tyneside.

Starting Well Northumberland

Starting Well Northumberland provides proactive support for parents, children and young people following the National Child Measurement Programme.  The service is free of charge and provides information and advice from NHS professionals through a range of fun activities.

For more information, please contact the team on 01670 623840 or email them at

Healthy 4 Life

Healthy 4 Life is a free healthy lifestyle programme to help children and families in North Tyneside make positive lifestyle changes to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

These 10 week programmes are fun and friendly, giving personalised advice for children aged five to 17 years old,  and their families.

For more information, get in touch with our Children’s Health and Activity Team (CHAT) on 0191 643 7454 or email them at

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