Exercise referral is when a medical professional refers the patient to an exercise programme.
An Overview of Exercise Referral
The Exercise (Health) Referral scheme is designed to aid individuals (adults aged 16 or over) who have been identified by their GP or other health professional to take up the benefits of participation in enjoyable exercise.
There are two schemes, one covering Leicestershire and Rutland and one covering Leicester City.
If you suffer from any of the following conditions you could be eligible for the Exercise Referral Scheme:
- back pain
- high blood pressure
- heart condition
- high cholesterol
Find Exercise Referral Activities Near You
Use the search below to find local activities near you.
National Governing Bodies
- Contact Name
- NHS England
- Contact Email
- Contact Telephone
- 0300 311 22 33