Healthy Living Pharmacies
What are Healthy Living Pharmacies?
Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLPs) offer a broader range of support services and expert advice to help people change their lifestyles and improve their health, wellbeing and lifestyle. They can be identified by their HLP logo (see below) and are easy to access as there is no appointment process.
How Healthy Living Pharmacies can help
Healthy Living Pharmacies offer advice and support on issues such as:
- quitting smoking
- weight management and healthy eating
- reducing alcohol consumption
- mental health and wellbeing
- managing a health condition
- sexual health
- emergency contraception
- physical activity
- men’s health
- cancer awareness
Healthy Living Champions
Each Healthy Living Pharmacy has one or more Healthy Living Champions. These are in-store experts on finding healthy lifestyle information and local services.
To be awarded Healthy Living Pharmacy status, pharmacy teams must demonstrate and apply a healthy living ethos throughout their daily practice. They provide advice on a range of lifestyle related health issues.
Healthy Living accredited pharmacies in Gloucestershire
There are currently around 40 Healthy Living Pharmacies in Gloucestershire. They are set to be joined over the next year by further pharmacies across the county. Find a Healthy Living Pharmacy near you, here.