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Leyland Health Mela 2015

Posted on the 4th September 2015

Leyland’s Health Mela takes place on Saturday 12 September so head down for a free health check, help and advice from dedicated health professionals and a free family fun day out!

This year’s Health Mela will take place between 11.00am and 4.00pm at Academy@Worden on Westfield Drive, Leyland. Health teams from Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust are on hand throughout the day offering friendly information and advice on health and wellbeing. The admission is free and is open to everyone, this year it’s being held in a new venue which promises a bigger and better than ever Mela. Amongst the checks on offer during the day are blood sugar and cholesterol testing, height and weight assessment and hearing and eye sight checks. There will also be countless family fun activities including a bouncy castle, dance performances and a chance to learn and practise cooking skills for a healthier diet.

Tracy Sutton, Healthy Lifestyles Service manager at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust said:

"We are thrilled to be a part of this year’s Health Mela, it provides a great opportunity for the community to get together and think about their health and wellbeing, it’s also the perfect chance to spend the day with your friends and family and have fun along the way. These events always highlight the importance of our health so it’s a great environment to come along and speak to our friendly and helpful team who will be at the event for advice and support throughout the day."

The event will be opened by Chief Guest, Professor Carrie MacEwen, President of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists accompanied by Stuart Pringle, Professor of Cardiac Medicine at the University of Dundee. The Health Mela is organised by the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing in collaboration with Academy@Worden and the Rotary Club of Leyland.

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