Independent report

Let's Get Moving care pathway: feasibility study results

Presents the final results from a feasibility trial conducted as part of the Physical Activity Care Pathway initiative.


Evaluation of the Physical Activity Care Pathway London Feasibility Pilot: Executive Summary

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Participation in regular physical activity is associated with the prevention of chronic disease and the promotion of health and well-being. In 2007, the Department of Health developed a draft Physical Activity Care Pathway which involved 4 key steps:

  • assessment of patients’ physical activity levels
  • brief intervention
  • signposting to local physical activity opportunities
  • follow-up consultations

The trial was undertaken with 14 general practices. Patient eligibility was assessed using the following criteria:

  • aged 16 to 74 years
  • absence of contra-indications
  • appropriateness to discuss physical activity with the patient
Published 24 April 2013