Health and Wellbeing coaches

What is a Health and Wellbeing coach?


Health & Wellbeing Coaches (HWC) can support people with lifestyle advice to help with:

  • Improving diet, increasing physical activity
  • Reducing smoking and alcohol intake.
  • Support to prevent and/or manage long term health conditions through lifestyle behaviour change.
  • Helping individuals to take responsibility of their own health and individual health behaviours.


This will be done by:


  • 12 week personal health plans. Health & Wellbeing Coaches (HWC) will develop bespoke personal health plans with continued support over the 12 week period. The first appointment is 1 hour, followed by half-hour reviews every fortnight.
  • Goalsetting to facilitate behaviour change.
  • Nutritional advice and education
  • Lifestyle advice and education

Here’s Cathy, one of the Health and Wellbeing coached from the network, explaining more about the role