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Useful tools

There are many useful tools and trackers available online and for your phone or tablet to make health improvement that little bit easier. Find out more about them and download them here.

Asthma Inhaler Technique Videos

Asthma Inhaler Technique Videos

Last year, with the release of a number of new inhaler devices, the Medicines Optimisation Team at Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) carried out research with patients to identify how they were using their inhalers and whether their inhaler remained effective at controlling their symptoms.

Childhood health and well being booklet

Childhood health and well being booklet

This booklet provides all the information you need to know about your child’s health and well being.

Change4Life Smart Swaps

Change4Life Smart Swaps

Public Health England has unveiled its New Year Change4Life campaign, which this year focuses on getting people to swap fatty or sugary foods for healthier alternatives. The campaign recognises that it’s too much of a step to say ‘don’t eat chocolate, replace it with fruit’. Those who sign up to the ‘Smart Swap’ campaign will […]

Drinking self-assessment

Drinking self-assessment

Find out if you are drinking too much and how to cut down.

Alcohol unit calculator

Alcohol unit calculator

It can be hard to tell how many units are in different types of alcoholic drink. Use this unit calculator to find out how many units there are in a single drink or in a number of drinks.

Alcohol unit tracker

Alcohol unit tracker

Track how much you are drinking with an iphone app.

Healthy weight calculator

Healthy weight calculator

Find out if you are a healthy weight with this online tool

Healthy weight iphone app

Healthy weight iphone app

If you have an iphone, use this app to help you track your weight.

Change4Life meal mixer

Change4Life meal mixer

Plan healthy meals with the Change 4 Life meal mixer.

Couch to 5K podcast

Couch to 5K podcast

Start running to improve your health and fitness with this series of podcasts.

Fitness widget

Fitness widget

Download this fitness widget for ideas on leading a more active life.

Stop smoking widget

Stop smoking widget

Receive motivational support while you are giving up smoking with this widget.

Stop smoking iphone app

Stop smoking iphone app

Get advice and support to help you give up smoking, direct to your iphone.

Check your mood

Check your mood

Check your mood with this app and get advice on what might help.

Wellbeing assessment

Wellbeing assessment

Take this wellbeing self-assessment to see how happy you are to avoid mental health problems and ensure you are functioning at your best.