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Conversations with patients about physical activity

Best Practice Birmingham 2022 Programme


Conversations with patients about physical activity

12 Oct 2022
Versus Arthritis Theatre

This session will cover the importance of physical activity, the statistics, and how to manage conversations with your patients about becoming active. We will also share useful resources to support you and tips to keep you moving too.



  • 1.To understand the physical activity guidelines and how to apply them to your patients.
  • 2.To understand how physical activity can help you manage your patients.
  • 3.To explain the benefits of physical activity for chronic pain.
  • 4.To gain practical skills, tips and useful resources for effective consultations and conversations.
Ashleigh Alquist, Physical Activity Manager - Versus Arthritis
Nadia Vawda, GP Partner & GP Clinical Champion in Physical Activity - Office for Health Improvement and Disparities