Move More Better Health

Move More Better Health is the brand for collaborative working with a wide range of health colleagues. This was developed with colleagues from the Integrated Care Board (ICB), Public Health and High Peak Place Alliance framing our work, and making the offer of support, where movement is concerned, clearer for practitioners, medical professionals, and local people across the High Peak.

We are working to embed movement within integrated health and care systems, ensuring it is recognised, prioritised and supported by healthcare professionals, commissioners, carers, and wider community work, such as social prescribing, weight management and mental health services. At the same time, we want to support the health and care workforce to have conversations about moving more. Where we have leisure facilities, we aim to more closely integrate health and leisure opportunities to engage with a wider audience.

Focusing on the long-term health conditions most prevalent across the High Peak, particularly hypertension, depression, obesity and diabetes, we are developing targeted work to understand how to engage people with long-term conditions more effectively and demonstrate the preventative and treatment benefits of moving more. This approach fits with our principle of enabling opportunities for all, focusing proportionately more of our capacity and resources on the people that need it most.

For Individuals

If you are wanting to move a bit more for your own physical and mental health, or wanting to support a family member, there are a variety of walking groups, sociable and fun classes, or activities to enjoy. Take a look at ‘Live Stronger for Longer’, ‘We are Undefeatable’, and ‘Get Yourself Active’ in the resources below.

For walking groups check out Walk Derbyshire’s website and for your nearest leisure centre go to Leisure

You can also speak to your health or wellbeing professional about exercise referral options

For Health and Wellbeing Professionals

If you are a health or wellbeing professional, Moving Medicine is a great resource which can support you to integrate conversations about physical activity into routine clinical care. Through a range of consultation guides you can find the right words to support someone to be more likely to become and stay active, from as little as a one-minute conversation. Any conversation can be useful if the individual in front of you feels empowered to consider changing their own life by what you have said to them.

Consultation Guides

How to use these consultation guides

A range of person and condition specific guides

Conversations on ageing well/falls & frailty

Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions


Moving Medicine

Active Practice Charter

Live Stronger for Longer

We are Undefeatable

Mind Toolkit

Every Body Moves

Get Yourself Active

Activity Alliance

Sport & Recreation Alliance

Contact Us

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Email: | Move More High Peak, C/O Buxton Town Hall, Market Place, Buxton, SK17 6EL