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Welcome to the NHP Website

All you need to know about what is going on locally in the
health and well-being world in Nailsworth and Horsley

Nailsworth Health Partnership is a registered charity seeking to improve the health and well being of people who live and work in the Nailsworth area. How can we do this? By promoting a healthier lifestyle in a healthier environment, something that will benefit us all. We also want to take a lead in providing and sharing information and education. Our aim is not to start from scratch, but to supplement and improve the many existing health related activities in our local community.

The Partnership is keen to create and improve understanding and collaboration between those working in mainstream health and those working in complementary fields.

To hear about events, meetings and activities complete the attached data consent form and return to Sam Pereira NHP secretary. Minutes of NHP meetings can be found at the bottom of the Contact Us page or directly from here.

NHP is a registered charity. Charity Commission number is 1161016

Our next events

Saturday December 3rd 2 pm to 4 pm in the Mortimer Rooms, Old Market.   Dementia awareness open event.  See PPG pages for more

Wednesday December 7th 2016.  Longer walks for health – 4 to 5 miles are held the first Wednesday of the month. Meet outside the Library on Old Market, Nailsworth at 9.50 for a 10:00 start.  On this occasion we plan to take the bus so bring money for fare or your bus pass.  We should be back between 13:00 and 13:30. Please wear suitable clothes and footwear. If the weather is especially bad please contact Rosalind John on 01453-834485 or Marilyn Miles 0780-155-8931 to confirm if the walk is still taking place. If you would like to have email information about these walks please contact Rosalind.  For photos of previous walks check out our gallery page.

The (5th) Walking Festival is now over and enjoyed by many. We are grateful for a grant from Renishaw plc Charities Committee.  Click here to see front cover of leaflet and here for the reverse. See gallery for photos of many of the walks

Thursday December 1st 2016.  Patient Particpation Group meeting to be held at Prices Mill Surgery at 12.00 pm till 13.30 pm. 

To see minutes of previous meetings please click here

Thursday December 1st 2016.  Walking Book Club.  Time to be confirmed as it will be dark early by then.  Book  chosen "A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountians" by Nan Shepherd.  Contact Jo Hofman here for more information

Raising funds for a 2nd cPAD

Nailsworth Knitters who meet at the Arkell centre in Forest Green on the 2nd Monday of the month have made a second donation to NHP towards a community defibrillator to be based in Forest Green. This time the amount raised was a splendid £200.  Photographs of the knitting group are on the gallery page.  There is already one cPAD outside Tesco Express in Old Market - see bottom of home page for a video of the launch.  Further donations towards the 2nd defibrillator can be sent to our treasurer Paul Young. Contact him here

AGM 2016

Our AGM was held on March 22nd and Hazel Millar (Chair), Jo Hofman (Vice-chair), Sam Pereira (Secretary) and Paul Young (Treasurer) were re-elected. For minutes and reports from the AGM can be found on the Contact Us tab

Active Balance classes

The exercise class which meets on a Monday morning has been renamed an active balance one as that better describes what we do.  It meets in the upstairs room at the Arkell Centre Forest Green. Due to falling numbers the classes have been suspended at least until early 2016  Click here for video. 

Nailsworth Area Carers Group

Caring for a sick, frail or disabled relative or friends can affect your health and well-being.  Carers Gloucestershire have started a monthly carers group for people who live in Nailsworth and the surrounding area (Nailsworth, Minchinhampton, Woodchester, Horsley, Avening and Nympsfield). Meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of the month from 2:30 to 4:00

cPAD: Community defribillator

Click here to see video of the launch of cPAD

NHP has installed a community access defibrillator (cPAD), which has been funded by The Big Lottery and supplied by Community HeartBeat Trust. It was launched by the NHP patron, Olympian Dan Robinson.  View Gallery to see more pictures of the launch in September 2012.

The cPAD is available 24/7 for anyone who collapses with heart problems in the centre of Nailsworth. Just ring 999 and follow the instructions. It is fitted to the outside wall of Tesco Express.

Contact Hazel Millar on 01453 833250 or by email