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Lifestyle Management

Escape Pain

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG is implementing a new free pilot service from 8 April 2019 to provide the ESCAPE-Pain programme to patients who fit the criteria. More information is here.

Exercise Referral

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) supports a GP exercise referral scheme, provided by Everyone Active. The exercise referral scheme allows health professions to refer individuals with a variety of medical conditions and a history of sedentary lifestyle, who would never normally consider participating in regular physical activity, to a short-term, personalised programme of physical activity, aimed at encouraging long-term lifestyle changes. You can find all relevenat documentation below:

Scarborough exercise referral information for patients

Scarborough exercise referral information for practitioners

Ryedale exercise referral information for patients

Ryedale exercise referral information for practitioners

GP referral form for exercise referral

Tier 2 Weight Management

The adult weight management service is fully funded by North Yorkshire County Council Public Health team, provided by Humber NHS Foundation Trust and supported by NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group. It's a free service lasting up to 24 weeks to support adults across Scarborough and Ryedale to lose weight, be more active and maintain a long-term healthy weight. There's more information for patients and referrers, here.

Healthy Weight Pathway for Children, Young People and Families in North Yorkshire

This resource has been developed in partnership by North Yorkshire County Council, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust and York Teaching Hospitals Trust, to support professionals in navigating the children and families obesity offer in the County. The resource builds on good practice and offers evidence-based standardised guidance for practitioners to help them identify and raise the issue of overweight and obesity, deliver healthy lifestyle brief advice, and know how and where to signpost their service users for further information and programmes that help them achieve and maintain a healthy weight.


You can find the most up to date North Yorkshire Alcohol Pathway including referral information, here.

Smoking Cessation

Health professionals can refer patients to Smokefeelife North Yorkshire, the region's Stop Smoking Service. There's more information for patients, including a summary of the support that's available, here.