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WORRIED about your health and want to be “in the know” when it comes to the latest health tips and information?

Then why not register for updates on this website, follow us on Twitter and friend us on Facebook? Or perhaps you could try our Text4U service.

They’re all really user-friendly for the growing number of you who rely heavily on your smartphones and other mobile gadgets when it comes to finding information and staying in touch.

The latest research* tells us that more than a third of people who used to access content on their PCs have now switched to their tablets and smartphones – especially when it comes to web browsing and Facebook.

This on-the-go trend is sure to continue and that’s why we’ve embraced text messaging, email updates and social media as another way of helping you make choices about your lifestyle so you can improve your health and the way you feel about yourself.

On the social media front, we’ve just refreshed all of our Facebook and Twitter designs and keep up a constant flow of useful, informative and fun updates that make it easy for you to keep pace with new services and events.

Our Twitter following is now heading for the 600 milestone and we’d like to see lots more of you “joining the conversation” here and on our Facebook page.

Ask for email updates in our Contact Us section and we’ll contact you with information about our new services, and specific activities in your local area and chosen areas of interest.

And our free Text4U service is ideal for those of you who might by too busy to go to a clinic or is maybe a bit shy about speaking to your GP about any health worries. All you have to do is text a keyword like Diet, Exercise or Alcohol and we’ll send you information and guidance on that topic, as well as links to local services and groups.

It really couldn’t be easier for you to get a “heads-up” on what matters to you and your health while you go about your busy lives.

* The Guardian reports that 37% of people who used to access content on their PCs switched to their tablets and smartphones. The top two activities that are shifting from PCs to tablets and smartphones are web browsing and Facebook. Source: NPD Group. According to Forrester’s 2013 Mobile Workforce Adoption Trends, there is an increase in “anytime, anywhere information workers” that use three or more devices for work. They now constitute 29% of the global workforce, up from 23% in 2011.

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