Today marks the international day for suicide prevention. Each year, over 800,000 people take their own lives - representing 1 person every 40 seconds. This day marks the hope to change that and to support people who are experiencing mental health difficulties to experience fulfilled and meaningful lives
The past will be brought to life in an immersive mixture of digital and physical events for the Chelsea History Festival 2020 - 17-27 September 2020
Everyone Active, Westminster partners and leisure contractor for four years, is helping local residents to transition back to the gym thanks to a new virtual fitness subscription package called Everyone On Demand, which is free to all new and existing members.
From socially distanced workouts to tips on how to prepare your body for gym routines again, experts give their best tips for a smooth and effective return to the gym. Influencers, personal trainers, and regular gym goers voice their experiences in the new gym environment.
Open Age and Step Change Studios have teamed up to bring you a Silver Sunday Dance Challenge: #SilverShowbiz. Taking inspiration from the classic musical Singing in the Rain, Step Change Studios have created an easy to follow, upbeat dance routine to the song ‘Good Morning’.
Henna Asian Women's Group is offering one to one Counselling sessions available in English and also different South Asian languages. (Sessions will be online or over the phone due to coronavirus pandemic.)
Listening Books is a national UK charity that provides an audiobook lending service for anyone with an illness, physical or learning disability, mental health condition, or learning difficulty, who finds that it impacts on their ability to read, or hold books in the usual way. The charity is currently offering a number of funded FREE memberships for people living in Westminster
Please complete this five minute survey about your experience of using the NHS during the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic and how well you think the NHS has communicated information to you. This will help them learn from your experiences about what they are doing well and where they can improve communication.
From Friday 24 July, it will be compulsory to wear a mask when visiting shops. For many people, the thought of wearing a mask can be accompanied by feelings of anxiety.
If you're concerned about attending your hospital eye clinic appointment during coronavirus, watch this RNIB short film. It features three Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) offering their tips on how to prepare, what to bring and what you might expect to happen when you arrive, along with alternatives to attending in person.