Social Prescribing

Improving Health & Wellbeing through Social Prescribing Healthy Waterford offered those working in the community and health sector an opportunity to learn more about social prescribing at a seminar  on 31 March in City Hall, Waterford Social prescribing, sometimes referred to as community referral, is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care […]


#kindwaterford is a community based mental health promotion initiative aimed at promoting the factors that protect mental health and wellbeing. #kindwaterford was was developed by Healthy Waterford and the Waterford Childcare Committee and launched during Mayor’s Health Week 2016. #kindwaterford wants to RAISE THE ENERGY of Waterford and focus on the benefits of kindness where […]

Health Literacy

Information Leaflet Opens Door to Waterford Primary Care Services A Patient Information Leaflet for use by Primary Care Teams in the Waterford area has been launched. Minister of State for Health Promotion Marcella Corcoran Kennedy joined with the HSE’s Waterford Community Services management, those involved in Healthy Waterford, local GPs and other health professionals working […]

World Mental Health Week 2017

Do one thing for mental health and wellbeing! Waterford Mental Health and Wellbeing Link-up in association with #kindwaterford are calling all communities and organisations in Waterford to host a #littlethings themed event to celebrate world mental health week 2017 What is world mental health week? World Mental Health Week aims to raise awareness of mental […]...

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What is Healthy Waterford?

Healthy Waterford recognises that health is made in the places that we live, work and play. Creating health is a shared responsibility. Healthy Waterford, through partnership will enhance the quality of life for everyone by creating a vibrant, healthy and sustainable place to live and work. In 2010 Waterford City became a member of the […]

Healthy Cities & Counties

National Healthy Cities & Counties of Ireland Network Waterford is a founding member of the National Network of Healthy Cities and Counties. The network aims promote lifelong health and wellbeing, provide a means where local issues can influence national policy, and provide a voice for Ireland in the WHO Network of European National Healthy Cities […]

WHO Healthy Cities Network

Waterford City joined the World Health Organisation (WHO) European Healthy Cities Network in 2010. The Healthy Cities project is a global movement and its primary goal is to put health high on the social, economic and political agenda of city governments. The European Healthy Cities Network recognises that a city is in a strong position […]

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Be Social!

Healthy Waterford Steering Committee