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A Taste of Health Cookery Clubs

Published: 17 February 2016
GCDA is delighted to announce our next round of FREE cookery clubs! Would you like to learn some new skills, meet new people, improve your well-being, and receive a free recipe book?  Then hurry and book yourself onto a cookery club! Starting the week beginning…

Go dry this January

Published: 01 January 2016
The Royal Borough of Greenwich is backing Dry January, a campaign designed to encourage people to give their bodies a break after Christmas by drinking less alcohol during the first 31 days of 2016. Alcohol consumption is the leading cause of preventable ill health and…

Christmas Activities at The Stables SE7

Published: 09 December 2015
Join The Stables SE7 in a host of Christmas activities from the 14th - 18th December and get into the festive spirit. The Stables will be hosting Christmas carol sing-a-longs, a Christmas lunch, and choirs from the local school (keep an eye out for Father…

January Activities at The Stables SE7

Published: 09 December 2015
The Stables SE7 is hosting and range of activities thorughout January 2016 to support carers and those they care for. Whether you're looking for advice and guidance, want to take a break and have some time to yourself, or just need someone to talk to,…

Stay safe and get the flu jab

Published: 30 November 2015
The Royal Borough has teamed up once again this year with NHS Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group in backing a national drive to help people stay well over the colder months. NHS England’s campaign Stay Well This Winter also coincides with a national flu vaccination programme…

Greenwich receives national health award for diabetes prevention service

Published: 30 November 2015
A team delivering a pioneering education programme for people with Type 2 diabetes in the Royal Borough of Greenwich has won a prestigious national award in recognition of “developing innovative ways” to enhance their service. The Greenwich team, which delivers a programme called Walking Away…

Free testing lined up for Sexual Health Week

Published: 23 November 2015
Free confidential HIV testing and advice on sexual health are on offer for Greenwich Sexual Health Week as part of a campaign to encourage residents to take control of their wellbeing. The Royal Borough was the first local authority in the country to offer residents…

Calendar Launch for Carers Centre

Published: 16 November 2015
Firemen, rugby players and fitness enthusiasts are among the local people featured on a new calendar which will raise funds for the Greenwich Carers Centre. The new photo calendar for 2016 is now on sale and also showcases the facilities available at the Stables, SE7.…

Health partners focus on tackling obesity and mental health

Published: 16 October 2015
New health strategy aims to improve wellbeing of local residents over the next three years. Councillors, local health leaders and community organisations have pledged to step up their joint efforts to improve health and wellbeing in Royal Greenwich. The focus is on tackling the problem…

Don’t miss out on your free NHS Health Check PLUS

Published: 06 October 2015
The NHS Health Check is a free national programme helping you prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and certain types of dementia Everyone between the ages of 40 and 74, who has not already been diagnosed with one of these conditions or have certain…
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