Tools

Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts

  • Health online

    Find out how to make the most of the internet and live a healthier life. Also learn about community projects that help people get online

  • Young people and mental health

    A collection of videos offering a variety of information and advice to help young people with mental health problems.

  • Change4Life - Sugar Smart app

    Use the Change4Life Sugar Smart app to find out how much total sugar is in your everyday food and drink.

  • Mental Health Act explained

    When you are detained under the Mental Health Act, you are made to stay in hospital for assessment or treatment. These videos explain your rights.

  • Heart age

    How healthy is your heart? Use this tool to find out if your heart age is higher or lower than your actual age.

  • Dementia: carers' experiences

    This collection of videos offers a variety of information and advice to help you care for someone with dementia

  • Blood pressure quiz

    High blood pressure is sometimes called the silent killer, as it often has no symptoms but can significantly increase your risk of heart disease, stroke and dementia. Use this tool to find out how much you know.

  • Sleep self-assessment

    Are you having trouble sleeping? Take this short assessment, get a sleep score and get some practical tips and advice on what to do next. In association with Sleepio, the online CBT programme designed to help sleep problems.

  • Strength and Flexibility videos

    Watch these videos that were created to support the Strength and Flexibility plan, a five-week exercise programme delivered through podcasts.

Your NHS Health Check

Millions of people have already had their free "midlife MOT". Find out why this health check-up is so important

Weight loss guide

Lose weight the healthy way and learn the skills to keep it off with our 12-week weight loss guide

Couch to 5K

Tips on getting started with the Couch to 5K running plan, including podcasts and real stories to motivate you

Strength and Flex

Download our Strength and flexibility podcast series and get a free personal trainer

5K+ running podcasts for C25K graduates

Take your running to the next level with new podcasts for Couch to 5K graduates