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Events
Man v Fat Football
Man v Fat is a unique men's weight loss programme! FREE 14 weeks football with 24 hour peer and professional support. Open to males in Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea residents with a Body Mass Iindex (BMI) of 27.5 and above. Read more...
News
OCD Week of Action is back
OCD Week of Action is back: 19th-25th February 2018, where OCD Action are encouraging everyone to take action against OCD. 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

May 17, 2016

Wellbeing Groups at Wandsworth & Westminster Mind

Wandsworth & Westminster Mind are publicizing details of the new Wellbeing groups and courses as part of their Step 2 delivery through Talking Therapy & Wellbeing Services at Wandsworth & Westminster Mind. Most are 6 weeks and aimed at people with Mild- moderate levels of anxiety or depression

May 10, 2016

The Later Life Newsletter No 77

A collection of news items, nuggets of information, and details of events and initiatives which will be of interest to older people.

May 03, 2016

Carers advocates required for a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Focus Group

Calling carers advocates for a North West London Pressure Ulcer Prevention Focus Group at Imperial College Health Partners. They are looking for carers with an interest in preventing pressure ulcers for at risk clients cared for at home and care homes. You are the front line key advocates to help in the campaign to 'stop the pressure' and they need your voice.

April 29, 2016

Training for mentors to welcome newly arrived refugees

RBKC Refugees Welcome Committee is offering training for those who want to mentor and befriend refugees arriving in Kensington & Chelsea. Migrants Organise will be managing the training/support of volunteers for the council, so if you want to support Syrian refugees who have recently arrived into Kensington and Chelsea, this is your chance!

April 28, 2016

Mindfulness therapy works as well as anti-depressant drugs, major new study finds

"Mindfulness uses techniques such as meditation to help people overcome depression REX Therapy based on the controversial concept of 'mindfulness' works as well as some anti-depressant drugs, according to a major new study.

April 21, 2016

Loneliness can trigger heart disease and strokes, new research suggests

Being lonely and socially isolated can increase a person's risk of heart disease or stroke, new research suggests. The effect loneliness has on the heart is similar to that seen in people who suffer anxiety or have stressful jobs, experts found.

Social Care - Why Society Must Understand and Value it Before it is too late!

To ensure that social care continues to support vulnerable people, society as a whole must understand how social care works, recognise its value, understand the challenges it faces, and share the responsibility for driving the sector forward.

April 14, 2016

The Queen's 90th Birthday Tea Party

If you're aged 90 years or over and live in Westminster, join your Council for a tea party on Monday 13th June to celebrate The Queen's 90th birthday. There are 50 spaces courtesy of Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill.

April 12, 2016

Make May Purple Stroke Awareness Month

Make May Purple is the Stroke Association's annual stroke awareness month, taking place every May. Individuals show their support for those who have been affected by a stroke and help to raise awareness.

April 06, 2016

WHO calls for healthier diets to combat alarming surge in diabetes

World Health Organisation warns that potentially life-threatening diabetes is now four times more common than it was in 1980. Governments around the world must act to ensure people can make healthier food choices, says the World Health Organisation.

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