Camden and Islington Exercise on Referral

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Please note that this page is due to be reviewed by the responsible clinicial lead or provider by May 13th, 2021. The information shown here may be out of date.

This service ceased operating on 1 April 2021 and is no longer accepting self-referrals/referrals.

If your patient has any physical activity related queries please contact the Active Health Team who would be happy to assist.

t: 0207 974 3019

A 12-week programme, provided by Camden Sports and Physical Service and Aquaterra Leisure, of guided physical activity for anyone with a health issue to support them to change their behaviour and become more active and healthier.

Eligibility criteria


All service users who access the programme should be:

  • aged 18+
  • Camden or Islington resident and/or be registered with an NHS Camden or Islington GP practice
  • expressed a willingness and motivation to increase levels of physical activity
  • classified as sedentary (defined as doing less than 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity per week – DOH guidelines 2011)
  • meet at least one of the co-morbidity inclusion criteria with none of the exclusion criteria listed

See Downloads for full joint Camden and Islington eligibility criteria.


  • significant drop in BP during exercise
  • pain, dizziness or excessive breathlessness experienced during exertion
  • other rapidly progressing terminal illness
  • any unstable or uncontrolled condition
  • service users who are physically active at a level meeting or exceeding the UK physically active guidelines

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses, Any clinician

EMIS form

Referral methods: Email

  1. Complete the EMIS form OR
  2. Use your user name and password to refer via Refer All
  3. If you are not registered with Refer All, call 020 7974 3019 or email to request a login.

Where to find the forms

Camden: Camden EMIS Forms page > Exercise Referral and Adult Weight Management Referral Form V.2

Islington: ISL Global Documents > Exercise on Referral folder > Exercise Referral and Adult Weight Management Referral Form V.2

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t: 0207 974 3019




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Last updated: Apr 13th, 2021
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