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Keeping healthy and active

Helpful hints and tips for parents and children to live healthier lives.

Helpful hints and tips are being offered by Your Health Your Way in Nottinghamshire in a series of videos. Paul, one of their Healthy Lifestyle Advisors, has created the videos aimed at parents and children to help them keep healthy, active and reduce sugar intake. The videos were originally filmed for one of the children centre’s they work with to send out helpful information to parents.

The portion size video helps us understand hand size models and why they are important.


In the physical activity video, it helps us understand the guidelines for all age groups of how much exercise they should be doing per week.


And the sugar video helps us understand the difference between sugars and how to reduce our intake.


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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust runs a confidential secure text messaging service for parents of children aged 0-19 years called Parentline. The service operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 4.30pm, excluding bank holidays. All texts will be responded to by a public health practitioner within 24 hours. Outside of the service working hours, you’ll receive a message back to inform you that your text will be responded to once the line reopens.

  • Parents and carers of children aged 0-19:



Should you require urgent health advice in the meantime, please contact your GP, visit an NHS walk-in centre or call NHS 111. For emergencies, dial 999 or visit A&E.

This page was last reviewed on 07-06-2021

This page will be next reviewed on 07-06-2024