A network of Physical Activity Clinical Champions - made up of GPs, nurses and allied healthcare professionals (HCPs) - delivered free, peer-to-peer training to over 40,549 HCPs across England.
There were 22,000 in Phase One and 18,459 in Phase Two, which took place between April 2019 and December 2022.
Their aim was to improve awareness, knowledge and skills to promote physical activity among patients to prevent and manage ill health and reduce inactivity.
During Phase Two, an additional 3,581 members of the wider health care workforce supporting the health and well-being of patients were trained. This included social prescribing link workers, health coaches and healthcare navigators.
Independent evaluations have shown that the programme was successful in increasing knowledge, confidence and skills.