The Government recently announced a new levy on sugary drinks in the budget, a measure that was also proposed by Public Health England.
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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A new initiative aims to bring Londoners and technology entrepreneurs together to create digital tools (like apps, websites and mor
I have recently spent a week in Queens hospital Romford on the whole I think that my treatment was very good The biggest complaint I have is regarding the food As I have an allergy to dairy products my choice was very limited anyway but the mashed potato was that packet stuff,inedible, lot of the
My concern is that we do not care about our well being, As an individual we respond for our well being so we have to take care of what we do to our physical body.
The London Surveys shows that almost 3 in 10 Londoners take part in sporting or fitness activities as part of a class, club or group at least weekly and almost 6 in 10 think their local area has good sports and leisure facilities.
Mayor Boris Johnson has posted on here just once in TWO years?
Is this really London Talking?
From September my five year old daughter will have the option of having free school dinners. I understand that the idea behind this is to offer all children a healthy start in life.
A personal health budget is an amount of money to support a person’s identified health and wellbeing needs, planned and agreed between the individual, their family or carers, and the local NHS team.
Have you ever had difficulties finding information on healthcare services? Where would you look for information?
How do we ensure London's children grow up active and healthy from a young age?
The Public Health Responsibility Deal, established by the Department of Health, encourages food producers to make healthier foods.
Clean Air London have recently reported that many diesel engines may have had their DPF removed to aid fuel consumption, releasing more particulates into the air than they should, and that this would not be detected by an MOT test.
With our health improving on a variety of fronts, many people do not realise that our population has lost a decade in ageing. Just look around you to see the difference from a generation ago.
I received an email yesterday about a 'local' roadshow happening within the borough, whereby there would be a chance to talk about what would make it easier for myself and other Londoners to be healthier.
I think that clearly negligent GP's should be held accountable for the error's that they make and the issue should be investigated fully. I have a vaild compliant and this issue was never dealt with properly even though I went through the proper channels i.e NHS England.
Online booking could increase healthy living and better/quicker access to health in the capital.
Professor Donald Singer leads a cardiovascular research project and last year we piloted a scheme in London schools whereby we devised lesson plans for Years 6/7 and the pupils were then asked to make their own board games, playground games, slogans, poems etc based on the work of the heart and h