'What counts is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead' ~ Nelson Mandela
Black History Month Magazine, is the central point of focus and lead the nationwide celebration of Black History, Arts and Culture throughout the UK in 2018. It is available to read online for free.
The agenda for the meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Board to be held on Tuesday, 16th October, 2018 at 4.00 pm has just been published.
Meeting venue: Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD
You can view the agenda and associated papers on the Camden web site.
Take part in Healthwatch national conversation.
Wednesday 3rd October 2018 1pm – 4.30pm Light Lunch at 1pm
Age UK London, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NA
This Mini Conference highlights prevention and first aid in relation to older people. Lots of informative and useful advice and guidance in preventing accidents from happening in the first place and remaining safe and healthy. Issues covered include: appliances in the home, poisoning risks and medication issues
Expert guest speakers from:
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
New Stay Safe for Older People initiative
Dyslexia Awareness Week (DAW) is always a good opportunity to raise awareness and understanding of dyslexia and help to bring about positive change.
Taking place from Monday 1st to Sunday 7th October 2018 with World Dyslexia Awareness Day being celebrated on Thursday 4th October.
FREE WEBINAR - In Celebration of Dyslexia Awareness Week 2018
Tuesday 2nd of October 2018 Realising Potential Through Enabling Technologies Time: 7.30pm…
Annual Public Meeting 'Mental health showcase'
Tuesday 25 September 2018, 5:30-8pm
London Fire Brigade, 169 Union Street, London, SE1 0LL
If you would like to attend, please RSVP to CommitteeSecretary@londonambulance.nhs.uk
Healthwatch Lewisham focus on men’s mental health
Using focus groups, Healthwatch Lewisham spoke to 108 men and found that they’re more likely to isolate themselves than talk to family or mental health services. Shockingly, only 10% of respondents felt there is adequate support for men’s mental health with many highlighting a cultural stigma, especially those from the Caribbean community.
This short survey has been created by Health and Wellbeing Alliance Partners Young People’s Health Partnership in response to the Long Term Plan, to gain insight from young people into how the service can be improved to better suit their needs.
Partnership for Young London is recruiting 10 young people, aged 14 – 24 with a range of experiences and backgrounds, to form our Youth Board. This is to ensure that young peoples’ voices shape and influence our work, including the regional priorities for the Vision for Young Londoners, by assessing key issues for young people in the Capital and developing a set of recommendations for future development of the organisation.
#WordsSaveLives Becoming an organ donor only takes a few minutes if you register online, but can bring a lifetime of health and happiness to those who are waiting for a transplant. Your family will be asked to support organ donation if, when you die, you are in a position to donate your organs. So make sure you tell them you want to be an organ donor too. Sadly, around three people every day die in need of an organ transplant. Why should I become an organ donor?
To coincide with the start of the new school year and the highest hospital admission rates for asthma (week 38), Healthy London Partnership and NHS England London is running #AskAboutAsthma to encourage small steps to help improve the quality of life for London’s children and young people living with asthma.
Scroll Free September offers a unique opportunity to take a break from all personal social media accounts for 30 days during September
A good relationship is one of balance, and Scroll Free September is here to help you gain that with social media both on and offline
Having a baby is one of the biggest life choices you can make. This can affect both the person who is giving birth and their partner's mental health. We want to know more about people's experiences of mental health support when planning to get pregnant, during pregnancy, at the birth of their child and afterwards.
We know that this can be a challenging topic to talk about, so please be assured all responses will be completely anonymous and if there are any questions you don’t want to answer, then don’t feel like you have to.