Active Practice


Our practice has been awarded the RCGP Active Practice Charter

As a practice we recognise the health benefits of regular physical activity and breaking up time seated or lying awake.

We have been awarded for achieving the RCGP Active Practice Charter.

Regularly active people have lower health risks

Cognitive decline

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Type 2 diabetes

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All-cause mortality

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Bone fractures

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Breast cancer

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Coronary heart disease and stroke

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Colorectal cancer

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Source: Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific report (2018); Department of Health & Human Services - USA

Certificate of Achievement

Portland Medical Centre

Awarded in recognition for achieving Active Practice status by reducing sedentary behaviour in staff and patients, increasing physical activity in staff and patients, and being part of an active community.

To view a copy of our certificate, please contact the practice.