Information
Information
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

November 30, 2016

Help shape your NHS GP Minor Surgery Service

Fill in this online survey to help NHS Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group evaluate and, where appropriate, re-design their community Dermatology GP with Special Interest and Minor Surgery service.

November 16, 2016

Today is World COPD Day

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, describes a group of lung conditions that make it difficult to empty air out of the lungs because your airways have been narrowed.

November 15, 2016

New Carers Network Crowdfunding Campaign

Have you heard about Carers Network's exciting new crowdfunding campaign?. Help them raise £6,000 before Monday 19 December in the Global Giving Gateway Challenge so that they can expand the very popular Carers Time Bank.

Healthier Homes training

Are you a frontline worker, volunteer or someone who works with vulnerable local residents in the boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham?. Too many people in our boroughs live in a situation which puts their health and wellbeing at risk. This training from The Healthier Homes Project aims to help you help local people to live more comfortably and safely at home, and is available free of charge.

November 14, 2016

Paddington Development Trust projects to support Job Seekers

For the next three years PDT and seven partner organisations will be funded by the National Lottery (£1.8 million) and ESF London Councils (£900, 000) to support those who struggle to find jobs and training to get into paid work. The projects will cover large parts of West, North and Central London.

World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. The number of adults with diabetes in the UK has risen by more than 1.5 million in the past decade to more than 4.5 million, including an estimated 1 million who have type 2 diabetes but do not know it.

MacMillan Cancer Care Navigator

Macmillan Cancer Support and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust are working together to deliver a better experience for people with cancer in north west London.

November 09, 2016

My Care, My Way

A new integrated NHS care service for those aged 65 or over and living in Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, or the Queen's Park and Paddington areas of Westminster

7-13 November is Occupational Therapy Week

7-13 November is Occupational Therapy Week. The theme for 2016 is to promote occupational therapy as a career. Occupational therapy is a science degree-based, health and social care profession, regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council. The need for occupational therapists is growing, and this is being recognised nationally.

November 08, 2016

This is Alcohol Awareness Week

This year's theme is "Knowing the Risks". The aim of Alcohol Awareness Week is to get people thinking about alcohol -how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole.

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