The importance of physical fitness

People who are physically active tend to have higher energy levels, able to maintain their optimum weight and are less prone to medical problems. Being physical fit helps to maintain a relaxed state of mind and are often strong enough to face the ups and downs of life.

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North West Games 2020

It’s that time of year again! Fancy being apart of Team NWAS, well wait no more!

The North West Games is set to take place 10:00am to 3:00pm Sunday 5th July with a variety of sporting events taking part on the day and throughout the year.

It’s a great opportunity for staff from across the Trust to come together and compete against other NHS organisations across the North West.

Sign up today……..

Staying active at Work - Cycle to Work Scheme

If you travel for at least part of your journey to work by bike, take a look at the cycle to work vouchers which are on offer. It allows you to make significant savings on the purchase of bicycles by paying monthly through your salary.

For more information take a look at the FAQs or cycle scheme flow chart.

*Please note that although the Cycle Scheme no longer has a financial limit, NWAS is unable to support applications of over £1000 for the scheme. You will need to take this into account when placing your order.

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Latest events & training

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Move Against Cancer 5k Your Way

5k Your Way, Move Against Cancer is a a community-based initiative to encourage those living with and beyond cancer, families, friends and those working in cancer services to walk, jog, run, cheer or volunteer at a local 5k Your Way parkrun event on the last Saturday of every month find out where your local group is taking place..

Be sure to sign up to Parkrun and get your barcode first.

Couch to 5k Parkruns - Team NWAS

Some of you may have already heard about Parkruns, they are a series of 5k runs that take place every Saturday at 9am all over the world. We have just set up a new running club name on Parkrun, ‘Team NWAS’ we thought it would be a great idea to promote a different run each week across all areas and encourage staff to attend.

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