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...
Christmas Carols
13 December : Join the London Saxophone Choir Quartet and the Westminster Music Library Team for an evening of Christmas favourites, sing-along carols and mince pies! Read more...
Staying well and in touch at Christmas
Christmas and New Year can be an exciting time, but it can also be a challenge for some. Recent snow and cold weather can mean decreased mobility, susceptibility to minor ailments, worries about staying warm (and the cost of doing so), and loneliness. 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
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...


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.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2016

'Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 takes place on 16 to 22 May with the theme of 'relationships'. This year Mental Health Awareness week is celebrating the connections, the relationships, the people that add to our wellbeing and protect and sustain our mental health.

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.

April 04, 2016

Speak up about care for older people

The CQC is asking older people to speak up and share their experiences of care as part of its "Worked up? Speak Up" campaign. By providing the CQC with feedback, confidentially if you wish, you will help improve the overall quality of care in England.

March 16, 2016

March is Prostrate Cancer Awareness Month

In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives and it is the most common cancer in men. Prostate Cancer UK is the largest men's health charity and they aim to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life

March 10, 2016

Exercising 'better than dieting for cutting calories' study finds

Researchers at Loughborough University set out to investigate how exercising and restricting diet changed a woman's physical and behavioural responses to food. They found that participants in the study who exercised ate less than those who dieted.

March 09, 2016

Dementia awareness boost planned for over-40s

People over 40 in England are to be given more information about dementia to help improve early diagnosis of the condition, the health secretary said. During their free NHS health check, patients will be told when they should report memory problems to their GP.

March 06, 2016

There's only One You

A new campaign to support you making good choices about health and wellbeing, and to help prevent diseases later in life.

March 04, 2016

Speakeasy newsletter - Issue 17

Speakeasy is a newsletter produced by Different Voices, an inpatient mental health user involvement initiative at The Advocacy Project.

Growing number of women ignoring potentially life-threatening symptoms

Ovarian Cancer Action fears too many mothers are putting work and family before their own health According to new research, a growing number of women are failing to go the doctor with potentially life-threatening symptoms because they feel too busy with work or family commitments.

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