The London Health Commission recommended that major public places such as Trafalgar Square and parks in the capital become smoke free, both to reduce smoking and to reduce role modelling effects on children and young people.
Health & Communities
Good health means we can enjoy a fulfilling and happy life. City Hall has a role in ensuring that Londoners from all backgrounds are able to lead a healthy lifestyle.
The London Health Board, NHS and local councils are currently working to deliver the recommendations of the London Health Commission. They believe that the more involved Londoners are in decisions about health, the better health and healthcare will be.
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I am running the campaign to save Ability Bow, the last inner London disability gym.
Their long term rehabilitation service is already closed, it is located in Tower Hamlets.
I frequently come across people in vehicles
having their engines on while on stand.
These can be private vehicles, and more often than not,
trade vans with drivers that have their engines on for no
Increasing the Congestion Charge cost would get people out of their cars, and onto bikes and public transport.
Business users like van drivers should be exempt though, as they have to drive.
The NHS was created in 1948 with the purpose to create "comprehensive health and rehabilitiation service for the prevention and cure of disease", we have lost our way.
How easy or difficult do you find it to visit your local doctor/ GP surgery?
Increasing numbers of Londoners work outside daytime working hours, either on shifts or at night. Employers in the capital also use other schedules for workers.
The London Health Commission has presented a number of recommendations to the Mayor to help make London the world’s healthiest major city.
YOU government people know what needs to happen for the public to be fit and healthy why are you wasting your time and public money with these silly questionnaires, surveys and meetings at local sports centers??
Please kindly take Note London Mayor.
We need far more public bins in all areas of London particular larger bins nearer to the Take Away food shops
I would welcome London following the example of New York and introducing regulation that requires restaurants and pubs to display calorie information for both food and drinks on their menus.
The noise level for those that live in London is far too great. If you suffer from noise in your neighbourhood, there isn't much you can do, but it does cause a lot of stress to many. If you are a shift worker, then sleeping when many are awake is terrible.
Yes, off course we all know what are good things, but have we ever thought to start marketing about this in our beautiful metropolitan city London?
Lets share some ideas and I'll be very delighted to start.
Radical Alternatives to Improve London eg:
I would like to start an initiative for thw introductio of walking groups Londonwide.
Have you made any small changes lately, such as walking to the next bus stop, to improve your health? Would adverts reminding you to do this help?
Relationships are one of the most important aspects of our lives, yet it’s easy to forget how important they are to our physical and mental wellbeing.