GRO HEALTH - Health behaviour change app & programme for families

Give your family’s health a boost!

NHS North West London is delighted to offer residents free access to Gro to support your family’s health and mental wellbeing. 


Get free access to age-appropriate tailored content, supporting downloadable resources and behaviour change activities for the whole family.


Complete the form to confirm your eligibility and get started.


Gro Health is an award-winning, evidence-based behaviour change platform that tackles non-communicable diseases by addressing the 4 key pillars of health.

·         Nutrition: your health starts with what you eat. Choose a certified personalized nutrition program and find resources and meal plans personalized to disease, budget, dietary preferences, and cultural and social norms.

·         Sleep: education to support healthy sleep routines and in-app guided sleep meditations, music to sleep to and bedtime stories to aid sleep.

·         Activity: browse personal trainer led guided exercises personalized to fitness, covering strength and mobility training, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), cardiovascular training.

·         Mental wellbeing: education and resources to optimise mental resilience supported by mindfulness meditations, guided yoga, and 360° augmented reality visualization exercises.

·          Families are empowered with all the tools needed to succeed:

·         Coaching: unlimited support from Health Coaches to keep members accountable.

·         Community: peer support and virtual meetups connecting members with similar goals.

·         Health tracking: track weight, activity, sleep, mood, blood glucose, mindfulness and more.

·         Sync popular wearables: connect FitBit, Apple Health, Google Fit, Garmin and Withings.

·         Food AI: scan barcodes, type, or take a photo to recognise and log foods.

·         Daily support: fresh tips, news, Q&A, expert opinion, and live classes.

·         Wellness: measure signals from your body to see insights to empower your decisions.

·         Personalised care: no-one is the same and that is why Gro sends Smart Notifications based on behaviours and selects content curated for members based on goals and progress.

Clinical safety and regulatory information (including intended use)

Gro Health is a world-leading behavioural change platform that is used to self-manage physical and mental health and wellbeing. The app is a Medical Device (Class I MDD; Class IIa MDR awaiting notified body approval) in the UK and Europe with CE mark. Our MHRA number is 8939.

The app and its contents has been co-developed with behavioural change experts (led by award-winning researcher Charlotte Summers), clinicians and healthcare professionals (including from University Coventry & Warwickshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal College of GPs, British Psychological Society, British Dietitians Association) to ensure it meets the needs of service users. The contents of the app have been approved by QISMET for the provision of self-management structured education (QIS 2020 and SS2Q). 

The app uses behavioural change techniques (such as goal setting, re-appraisal, human counselling and peer support) to encourage and reinforce particular behaviours. You can read more about the architecture and behavioural change techniques used within Gro Health, as it is built upon a proprietary peer-reviewed digital behavioural change framework.



Service access criteria: Family or household residing in North West London [– Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea] with a child 5-18 years old, where one or more family members have or are at-risk of diabetes (including pre-diabetes) and obesity (including overweight an overweight child)
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Information and advice
Mental health
Social prescribing
Additional needs catered for:
Wheelchair accessible
Physical disability friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
Waiting list (weeks): 0
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