GREEN PRESCRIPTION​​​​​​​

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WHAT IS GREEN PRESCRIPTION?

Green Prescription is a 6-month healthy lifestyle programme for adults who would benefit fromone-on-one support to make small, achievable changes to improve their health and wellbeing.  

Green Prescription focuses on supporting healthy behaviour changes by developing sustainable physical activity and nutritional habits.  

Anyone with stable medical conditions, who would benefit from being more active can be referred to the Green Prescription programme. 

ONCE A PERSON IS REFFERED, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Contact is then made by one of Sport Northland's Healthy Lifestyle Support team based throughout Northland.  Their role is to support individuals and whānau with suitable physical activity and healthy eating options. Regular follow ups track progress and provide support and motivation along the way.​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Enquire about a Green Prescription with your doctor, practice nurse or phone 0800 ACTIVE (0800 228 483) or

e-mail grx@sportnorth.co.nz for more information.

HILLARY SHEARD

Position: Healthy Lifestyle Lead
Service Area: Responsible for overseeing GRx in Te Tai Tokerau

NATALIE MOON

Position: Healthy Lifestyle Support
Service Area: Whangarei/Kaipara

CORRIN HARNETT

Position: Healthy Lifestyle Support
Service Area: Mid/Far North

CALE POOLEY

Position: Healthy Lifestyle Support
Service Area: Whangarei

TANIA UPTON

Position: Healthy Lifestyle Administration & Support
Service Area: Whangarei

​​​​​​​CLAUDIA ASHBY

Position: Active Families & Healthy Lifestyle Support
Service Area: Whangarei

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