September 21, 2015
One in three people born this year will develop dementia, according to new figures.
The Alzheimer's Research UK charity warned of a "looming national health crisis" as the population ages.
It called for greater efforts across the globe to help develop new treatments.
September 18, 2015
Welcome to the latest edition of the Support 4 Volunteering Newsletter, a free service to anyone in the City of Westminster with lived experience of mental health problems.
August 28, 2015
Up to five million people in England are at risk of developing type-2 diabetes, according to new data from Public Health England.
Type-2 diabetes is closely linked to diet and obesity and affects about 3.2 million people across the UK.
The NHS says diabetes causes 22,000 early deaths and costs the health service more than £8bn each year.
August 17, 2015
The number of people living with diabetes has soared by nearly 60% in the past decade, Diabetes UK warns. The charity said more than 3.3 million people have some form of the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005.
August 10, 2015
On 27th July 2015, Westminster Carers Timebank joined Carers Network to create one single charity for carers in the City of Westminster. This will mean that more carers in the borough benefit from the Carers Time Bank along with the existing support, activities, advice and services of Carers Network, which delivers carers services on behalf of Westminster Council.
July 24, 2015
People over 50 who are healthy and highly educated are more at risk of harmful drinking than less well-off peers, says research.
June 25, 2015
July is National Scams Awareness month. Each year millions of people in the UK fall prey to scammers, with estimated losses of £5 billion. This campaign aims to stop people being rushed into hasty decisions by scammers and to end victims being hushed into silence by a sense of shame, foolhardiness, or weary acceptance.
June 22, 2015
Worried about what people think when you exercise? You're not alone. fear of judgement is stopping many women from taking part in physical activity.
June 19, 2015
The public transport system is failing the oldest and most vulnerable in society in England, a report says. Many older people do not uses buses, even though they are able to ride them for free
May 19, 2015
Solace Women's aid is an accomplished charitable organisation providing a range of support services to women and children including a specialist domestic and sexual violence counselling service for women and girls from 14 year old who are survivors or are experiencing domestic violence or sexual abuse.