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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...
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

February 12, 2016

Over-65s in England 'living longer than ever before'

Older people in England are living longer than ever before, a report from Public Health England says. Figures show that for those aged 65, men can expect to live for another 19 years and women a further 21 years. But there is concern that too many elderly people are living in poor health.

February 08, 2016

Improved lifestyle slashes risk of developing dementia by 22pc

Prevalence of brain diseases like Alzheimer's has collapsed by more than 22pc in 20 years, possibly due to healthier lifestyles and better education

February 05, 2016

February is Heart Month

Every February, British heart charities celebrate Heart Month. For this year's Heart Month everyone is encouraged everyone to make small changes towards a healthier lifestyle.

February 04, 2016

Time To Talk Day

Today is Time To Talk Day (Thursday, February 4) - a day organised by anti-stigma campaign Time To Change, run by mental health charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness.

Cancer death rates fall by 10% but number of cases continues to rise

"Cancer death rates in the UK have fallen by almost 10% in the last decade, although the number of cases is still going up, new figures show. Analysis by Cancer Research UK found that 284 out of every 100,000 people in the UK died from cancer in 2013 (around 162,000 people), down from 312 in every 100,000 a decade ago. The slump is largely due to improvements in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

January 25, 2016

RNIB Connect - Local Groups launching in February

RNIB is launching a new community of blind and partially sighted people, and their supporters called RNIB Connect, to meet and connect with others, provide and also receive support from people who have had similar experiences, get involved with local service planning and delivery, campaign on matters that are important and help to shape the community where they live

January 19, 2016

Don't become prey for a fraudster

Millions of people in the UK get defrauded in this way every year. Get Safe Online would like to help you protect yourself against becoming one of them.

January 18, 2016

One in ten Brits admit to doing no physical activity in the last ten years

Over three quarters of Brits are unaware of the recommended minimum amount of physical activity needed every week and are not keen to get active.

January 13, 2016

Healthy Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Service

Healthy Hearts is the new Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Service for the London Boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster. The service is commissioned by the Three Borough Public Health Team and provided by Thrive Tribe.

How does an animal's hearing compare to a human's?

We all know our pet dogs can hear things that we can't and you may have a rough idea of how bats hear. But have you ever wondered how a human's hearing compares to other animals, such as a cow or a chicken? Well we have spent time researching the hearing ranges of a number of common animals to see who has the best ears.

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