View our COVID-19 page for general advice, where to get COVID-19 tests, and visiting guidelines for our hospital services.
See for the latest information about COVID-19 vaccinations in Canterbury.

How to get back into the community after an illness or injury

It is important to get back into activities with other people after an illness, injury, or surgery – but it can seem difficult.

Whether it be work, volunteering, sport, hobbies, or socialising, taking part in activities can improve your mental and physical health.

Making the first step to getting involved in a new activity can be hard, especially if you have been out of action for a while with an injury or illness. Here are some tips for joining new groups in Canterbury, getting active again, and avoiding isolation.

Page last updated: 28 November 2018

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