Health Shop

CHEC houses the only ‘Health Shop’ in Telford. The Health Shop provides professional, friendly and impartial advice, sign-posting & information on health and social issues.

We are also the main health promotion resource centre in Telford

Click here for our Health Services Resource Catalogue

The Health Shop has operated for over 15 years as a single point of access/one stop shop for:-

 

  • Advice and information on Health Improvement Services, e.g. healthy eating; weight loss; physical activity schemeHealth Shops; support on aspects of mental well-being; breastfeeding support – and much more

 

  • Health Information available both in person and by telephone

 

  • The loan of a wide range of teaching materials to other health related professionals – to assist their delivery of Health Promotion activities/sessions

 

  • Support and advice re the use of Health Promotion resources

 

  • Sign-posting to other support agencies and local groups and develop user-friendly routes around/between agencies

 

  • A wide variety of leaflets, books, teaching packs, DVD’s, teaching aids plus other information on health promotion

 

  • A de-medicalisation of services located alongside community facilities

 

  • Distribution of condoms through the C-Card programme

 

  • Regular community events

 

  • Partnership working with a wide range of local and Borough wide organisations

 

  • Free public internet use