Green Prescription

Green Prescription is a 12 week physical activity programme that is designed to support and encourage adults 18 years and over to become more physically active by being prescribed physical activity.

A Green Prescription allows you to have regular contact with our Coordinator either via email, text message or contact in person.

After 12 weeks, should you feel you need more support, you may ask for a repeat Prescription.

We offer

To keep you motivated, we offer regular contact and activities for our Green Prescription participants. 

Group activities may be available, ask the Coordinator.

    Who can refer

    Many health professionals can prescribe a Green Prescription, these include Doctors and Practice Nurses. Registered Nurses, Diabetic Nurses, Cardiac Nurses, Maori Health Nurses, Midwives, Mental Health/Addiction Specialists and Dietitians.

    From time to time, you may be referred back to your Doctor for confirmation that you are suitable for a Green Prescription.

    Green Prescription is not a substitute for medication it is written advice to GET ACTIVE.


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