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GPs to prescribe walking and cycling to improve health

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Posted 1st September 2022

Three Yorkshire cities are among 11 places where doctors are to start prescribing walking and cycling to boost mental and physical health.
Bradford, Doncaster and Leeds will get a share of £12.7m earmarked for the “social prescription” pilots.
The government-funded plan aims to reduce the number of GP appointments and people’s reliance on medication.

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