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Need a GP appointment on a weeknight or at the weekend?

Published: 04 January 2018
Appointments are now available at our two Access Hubs: • Thamesmead Health Centre, 4-5 Thames Reach, SE28 0NY• Eltham Community Hospital, 30 Passey Place, SE9 5DQ To make an appointment you need to contact your GP surgery to book directly into one of our clinics…

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Mental Health & Wellbeing Network

Published: 14 December 2017
The Mental Health & Wellbeing Network would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! With only a few weeks to go until the end of 2017, here are our pick of a few resources to help you look after your mental…

Home Drinking Survey 2017 - Take part!

Published: 04 December 2017
Public Health in conjunction with the University of Greenwich is undertaking the first survey of its kind in the borough.  The aim of the Home Drinking survey is to understand the habits of home drinkers in Greenwich, and why they choose to drink indoors instead…

Cookery Clubs are back this November!

Published: 10 November 2017
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…

Greenwich Safer Neighbourhood Board Public Meeting

Published: 07 November 2017
Royal Borough Greenwich has an independent organisation ‘Safer Greenwich’ which runs the Greenwich Safer Neighbourhood Board. Safer Neighbourhood Boards are required to meet regularly  to hold the police to account and  to ensure communities are more closely involved in problem solving and crime prevention; They…

NHS GP Online Services

Published: 09 October 2017
You can now book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and even access your GP records online. It's quick, easy and your information is secure. GP online services are free and will allow you to take greater control of your health and wellbeing by increasing online access…

Dementia Friendly Greenwich Launch & Celebrating World Dementia Day!

Published: 18 August 2017
You are invited to our Dementia Friendly Greenwich Launch (part of the Forever Young event). Greenwich is working with employers and services to become a dementia inclusive Borough. Dementia awareness talks and activities will be running throughout the day including a free lunch. Launch at…

Dementia Awareness Events Bilingual Chinese / English

Published: 03 July 2017
In partnership with the Chinese National Healthy Living Centre, this event raised awareness about memory issues. Both events were  open to all  - a variety of speakers talked about how to cope with memory problems and other assocatied conditions. 'The performance Kele Ball was excellent on 3rd July,…

Looking after me (Adult Carers Course)

Published: 20 April 2017
The Expert Patients’ Programme will be running FREE self-management courses in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The aim of this course is to help and encourage people to manage their life and health better in a holistic way. Participants learn and explore skills and techniques…

Good Food in Greenwich Taste of Health Cookery Clubs are back!

Published: 17 April 2017
After an incredibly successful last round of cookery clubs, the Good Food in Greenwich cookery clubs are starting again, the week beginning the 24th April.  The clubs are free, run for 5 weeks and provide an excellent opportunity to discover how to cook delicious, healthy recipes from around…