Information
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Easy-to-read information about things that matter to you - staying well and healthy, staying mobile, activities near you, looking after a loved one, finances and benefits, if you think you or someone you know is being harmed or neglected ... Read more...
Events
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea Health Fair
Kensington Town Hall, Friday 20th October, 12-4pm : Find out more about all aspects of good health, enjoy a free lunch, try out new activities, experience therapies and meet up with friends old and new. The event is free and there is no need to book. Read more...
News
Free flu vaccination information
The flu jab is free on the NHS for everyone aged 65 and over, or have a long-term health condition, and is available from your GP. You can also get a free flu vaccination if you are the main carer of an older or disabled person. Some pharmacies also offer flu vaccines. Read more...
People who can help
People who can help
Whatever you want to do, concerns you have or support you need, there are a wealth of organisations and charities that can help. Have a look at what's available here. Read more...
For professionals
For Professionals
If you work or provide a service, paid or unpaid, in health and social care, we've got information and guidance about a number of procedures, resources and training initiatives. Read more...
Leaflets Library
Leaflets Library
Not everyone can, or wants, to use the internet. We have a series of leaflets which cover key issues which can be printed out and given to those residents that cannot access the internet. Read more...
Other useful websites
Ask SARA
We cover a lot of information on People First but there are also other useful websites that can help you make informed choices about your health and well-being. Take a look at Ask Sara for instance .. Read more...
News

News

August 01, 2016

Go Golborne launches 2nd campaign, Unplug & Play

The Go Golborne project has this week launched its 2nd campaign, Unplug & Play, which is all about helping children to be active and to develop healthy screen habits this summer and beyond.

Cancer: Thousands surviving in UK decades after diagnosis

People are twice as likely to survive for at least a decade after being diagnosed than they were at the start of the 1970s, Macmillan Cancer Support said. More than 170,000 people in the UK who were diagnosed with cancer up to 40 years ago are still alive, a report by the charity has suggested.

Can doing fun activities cure my depression?

If you are feeling down, learning to tap dance or going out with friends can enhance mood, even if you don't want to do them. Going out for dinner, learning to tap dance or seeing friends are all effective treatments for depression, according to recent research published in the Lancet.

July 28, 2016

Go Golborne

Go Golborne is a local campaign led by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea that's all about supporting children and families to eat well, keep active and feel good.

July 27, 2016

Your eyes and ears could help diagnose early signs of dementia

Regular eye check-ups could soon help diagnose early signs of dementia - years before symptoms develop - a new study has found.

Eating oily fish 'cuts risk of death from bowel cancer', research suggests

Bowel cancer patients who consumed more than 0.3g of Omega-3 fatty acids, which are abundant in food such as oily fish, were found to have a 41 per cent less chance of dying from bowel cancer... [

July 25, 2016

Have your say on Westminster's Walking Strategy

Westminster City Council is updating its Walking Strategy and wants to hear from you about what you think are the best ways to encourage and increase walking throughout the borough.

July 20, 2016

Easy read edition of NHS Stay Well booklet available

The Easy read edition of the free booklet, "Stay Well in Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster" and "Stay Well in Hammersmith & Fulham" from your local Clinical Commissioning Group is now available to download.

July 18, 2016

Heatwave advice

For some the hot weather is a lovely chance to relax in ths sun, but for others it is very uncomfortable, and can even be dangerous. Make sure you stay cool and safe during this hot spell with these essential tips.

June 22, 2016

Play Sea Hero Quest and #gameforgood

Alzheimer's Research UK has teamed up with Deutsche Telekom and scientists from University College London and the University of East Anglia to develop Sea Hero Quest, a smartphone game that re-writes the rules on how we go about dementia research.

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