About the Get Healthy Service

The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service is a free, phone-based coaching service from NSW Health that helps people aged 16 and over make positive lifestyle changes.

Qualified health coaches will work with you as a team, providing practical tools and supporting you to set achievable goals, make a plan (starting with small steps) and overcome barriers that stand in your way. They will be with you every step of the way on your journey and celebrate your successes with you.

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Get Healthy is designed to fit in with your life, so services are provided via phone, email, text, and online – all at a time that suits you. Coaches are ready to support you to:

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eat healthy

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get active

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reach and stay at a healthy weight

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reduce the amount of alcohol you drink

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gain a healthy amount of weight in pregnancy

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manage your health while living with type 2 diabetes or cancer

Register online or call 1300 806 258 Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm, and Saturday, 9am to 5pm, to start your health journey today.

Success stories

Watch these short videos about how the Get Healthy Service has supported people with their individual health goals.

Roger’s story

Christine’s story

Parminder’s story

Laurel’s story

Ian’s story

Rebecca’s story

Elizabeth’s story

Joe’s story

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How it works

  • Your own university-qualified health coach
  • Motivation and support to set health goals that are important to you
  • Up to 6 or more confidential coaching calls – all at a time that suits you
  • Emails and texts to encourage you and remind you about appointments
  • Information about your personal health concerns
  • Support to help you track your goals and actions
  • Support to overcome anything stopping you reaching your goals
  • Option to book coaching sessions online
  • Option to re-enrol for more coaching once you complete the program

What programs are available?

The Get Healthy Service is completely free and tailored to your needs. There is a standard program and a version for pregnant women. Find out more about the programs below.

Health Coaching

Get Healthy in Pregnancy

Get Healthy is also available in languages other than English. Free interpreter services are available.

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Get Healthy guides

Get Healthy has a number of handy guides with tools and tips to help you get healthier. Click on the links below to read them.

How do I register?

Register online or call 1300 806 258 Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm, and Saturday, 9am to 5pm, to start your health journey today.

How do I promote it?

Download and print these resources to promote the program to friends, family, colleagues, clients and patients.

For translated resources and to request bulk quantities, visit the free resources page on the Get Healthy website.

Refer your patients

If you are a medical practitioner, there are a few ways you can refer your patients to the Get Healthy Service.

Completed forms can then be emailed to contact@gethealthynsw.com.au or printed and faxed to 1300 013 242.

For more information, visit Health Professionals – Get Healthy NSW.

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