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What is a Health referral?

A Health Referral is a scheme set up to encourage those people who would most benefit from activity in terms of health to access suitable and beneficial physical activity often offered at a reduced rate and tailored specifically to their own needs.


If you have any of the following medical conditions and want to improve your health, a health referral may be for you:-

  • Anxiety/Depression

  • Osteoporosis

  • Elderly Clients

  • Overweight

  • Arthritis

  • Asthma

  • Cystic Fibrosis / Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

  • Thyroid

  • Diabetes

  • Angina

  • Myocardial Infarction

  • Hypertension

  • Back Pain

  • Joint Replacement

  • Pregnancy

  • Varicose Veins

  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease

  • Parkinsonís disease

  • Eating Disorders

  • Cancer

  • Downs Syndrome

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Spinal Cord Injury

  • Stroke

To obtain a form you must see your health professional and then contact New Life Health and Fitness Great Cornard Sports Centre Head Lane Sudbury Suffolk CO10 0JU Tel:- (01787) 374861.  We will then make you an appointment with our highly Qualified Exercise Referral staff, who will arrange a bespoke workout to take into consideration all your medical needs.


All it costs is the price of a prescription of £7.10 and the concession rate every time you visit the gym £3.00.


Our goal is to bring fitness to everybody in the community, so see you at the gym.


Dan Lawrence - Sports Centre Manager