The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service® is NSW Health’s flagship adult chronic disease and obesity prevention program. It is a FREE, confidential phone coaching service which supports participants to reach personalised lifestyle goals relating to; healthy eating, increasing physical activity, alcohol reduction, reaching and achieving a healthy weight or achieving a healthy weight gain in pregnancy.

Through regular contact, advice and coaching, participants can achieve a healthier, more physically active lifestyle. Further information on participant’s outcomes are available on our ‘why refer’ page.

The service offers six programs, each tailored to meet the different need of its participants. Participants will enrol in one of the following programs:

THE GET HEALTHY SERVICE OFFERS PARTICIPANTS:

  • Own personal, university qualified health coach*
  • Up to 13 free coaching calls
  • Support to make changes over 6 months through personalised health goals
  • Access to free resources to record goals, progress and achievements.
  • Participants can choose the information only or the telephone coaching option following referral.
  • After the 6 months, participants can re-enrol in the Service or opt to continue coaching support via SMS through the Get Healthy Stay Healthy program
  • Participants can also choose for their referring General Practitioner or Health Professional to receive updates on their progress to further support their healthy lifestyle goals. Updates are provided at baseline, mid-point and graduation.

*Health coaches include Dietitians, Exercise Physiologists, Nurses.

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    Parminder

    • 33 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "It was very hard to start but once you do it's too easy and now it's become part of my everyday life."

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    Roger

    • 56 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "It was very good having that person, it gave you some motivation and justification because if I hadn't done the right thing I was honest and told her, she didn't judge."

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    Ian

    • 58 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "I have gone from being an overweight guy who didn't exercise, to now where I consider myself very fit, very healthy. This has turned my life around!"

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    Laurel

    • 50 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "One thing my health coach taught me was about calories, I am now very mindful of calories as well as 5 servings of fruit and vegetables... it's been a great learning experience."

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    Elizabeth

    • 63 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "My husband eats a lot better, not a lot of junk, but if he indulges I can say no and not let it worry me which makes me feel better in myself."

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    Wendy

    • 41 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    ""We do a lot more as a family now, especially with the kids... I am not embarrassed to get into a swimming costume, I feel more comfortable""

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    Joe

    • 60 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    ""Being able to make positive life changes, and being able to do that in front of friends and family has been important""

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    Rececca

    • 40 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Participant

    ""I get excited every couple of weeks when my health coach calls. I really like the way my coach talks and shows she cares. She helps me make realistic goals."

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    Maria

    • 49 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "“I would highly recommend this Service for anyone who would like to become healthy or even just gain a better understanding about their food and exercise habits.”"