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Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service

The NSW Get Healthy Service is a free telephone based health coaching service for NSW adults aged 16 years and over. The Service will help you create and achieve your own healthy lifestyle goal through the support and guidance of your own expert health coach.

We have a range of programs available, including:

  • Standard health coaching for anyone aged 16 years and over
  • Get healthy in pregnancy for pregnant women in NSW
  • Type 2 diabetes for those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
  • Alcohol reduction program for those wanting to adopt healthier options
  • Aboriginal communities can yarn to our Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Chinese communities can talk to our Mandarin or Cantonese speaking coaches
  • Brief intervention, a one off health coaching call with one of our expert health coaches.

Since 2009, over 100,000 people in NSW have engaged with the NSW Get Healthy Service. The average weight loss is 2.8 kilograms and 4.1 centimetres reduction in waist circumference.

Vision and mission

The NSW Get Heathy Service supports and empowers NSW adults over 16 years to achieve and sustain a healthy and active lifestyle.

How Get Healthy Service can help

The Get Healthy Service provides one on one health coaching over the telephone to guide, support and motivate NSW adults to achieve their personal health goal.

So whether you are looking for support and motivation to get healthy in general, during pregnancy, or would just like a one off coaching session, we have a program for you.

There are tools and information available to support people to achieve and maintain a healthy weight such as the pregnancy weight gain calculator.

They provide health professionals with evidence based program for patients that are at risk of developing chronic disease that complements care and provides clinical outcomes.

Information lines / helplines

  • NSW Get Healthy Service 1300 806 258
  • Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (AEST)

Programs

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Last reviewed: December 2019

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Healthy Weight » Get Healthy NSW

Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is good for your overall well-being and will help you get more out of life

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Get Healthy At Work

Get Healthy at Work is a free workplace health promotion initiative that aims to reduce chronic disease risk among workers by helping them make small changes to their lifestyles and support businesses to create healthier workplace environments.

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Fitness Videos » Get Healthy NSW

Meet Katie an accredited exercise physiologist. If you watch the videos below Katie will take you through varied workouts.

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Eat Healthy » Get Healthy NSW

Did you know that a balanced, healthy diet can improve your mood, your energy levels, assist with weight loss and even help you live longer?

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Reduce Alcohol » Get Healthy NSW

Alcohol contains a lot of kilojoules (energy) so it can easily contribute to weight gain. Like sugar, alcohol has ‘empty kilojoules’ because it contains few nutrients for the body to use.

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Get Active » Get Healthy NSW

Busy lifestyles can prevent us from regular activity, but we can get creative and sneak some extra energy burning moves into our day.

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Get Healthy in Pregnancy » Get Healthy NSW

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