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
Wednesday May 3rd 2016 (followed by lunch). 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. The walk will end at the Arkell Centre in Forest Green at 13:00 where one of our walkers Suki is offering lunch. Cost £8 on the door in aid of NHP funds. More information from Ros John. Please wear suitable clothes and footwear. If the weather is especially bad please contact Ros John on 01453-834485 or mobile 07519 574702 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
Wednesday 25th July 2017. 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
AGM 2017. March 28th.
Gluten Free Support Group
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
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