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The Lewisham Well-being Map

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NEW: The Curly Blossom Hair Club

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Ella Roberta Inquest – Legal Fees Appeal

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These Dementia Carer peer support groups are on the rise in popularity. These are workshops for carers of people with a diagnosis of dementia or, for people who think someone, whom they care for, may have dementia.  The workshops give an opportunity for carers to meet other carers and exchange experiences and information. Professionals will also …

 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  Join our patient user group QEH Deadline for applications: 31 January 2020 About the Patient User Group (PUG) The PUG is a volunteer group whose role is to act as a ‘critical friend’ to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. We are completely independent and represent the voice of the patient. Working in small teams, …

Please come along to the Lewisham Central Assembly Thursday 16 January 7-9pm at St Swithun’s Church Hall, St Swithun’s Road SE13 6RW We’ve asked for the venue to be in Hither Green to get as many local people there as possible. On the Agenda: 1. The Healthy Neighbourhood Traffic Calming pilot scheme– All the Councillors …

18 November 2019 The Lewisham Patient User Group (PUG) The PUG is a volunteer group whose role is to act as a ‘critical friend’ to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. We are completely independent and represent the voice of the patient. Working in small teams, we visit all of the wards and outpatient areas at …

Why bother with Pilates?*** Because it works! ***Pilates is designed to strengthen your core muscles which can help ease back pain, Pilates moves all the joints through their range of movement helping ease tightness and helping you move more freely, and I also incorporate exercises to strengthen the upper body which not only tone those muscles …

9 July – Lewisham Health Talks – Diabetes- On the clinical front line Join on Tuesday 9th July at Lewisham Library, 7-8pm for their eighth Health Talk of the season. Dr Charles Gostling, GP and Clinical Director for Morden Hill Surgery and NHS Lewisham CCG. With a wealth of clinical experience and anecdotes to match, Dr Gostling …

If you need to strengthen your core, join us at KN Pilates for your local Pilates classes in Hither Green. There are 3 Beginners Classes for those new to Pilates, and also improvers & intermediate level and postnatal classes. Find out more at www.kn-pilates.com

NEW: The Curly Blossom Hair Club A brand new, healthy haircare after-school club, created especially for 7-11 year old girls with textured hair and their parents.   The club runs for 6 weeks from 28th Feb @ The Corbett Library! Deposit required, price includes hair kit. http://www.curlyb.co.uk/new-events/   

In HG and Lee, we are encircled by busy roads which regularly exceed agreed air pollution limits. Lewisham has some of the highest levels of chronic asthma and respiratory disease, not just in the capital, but *in the country.*You will have heard about local girl Ella who passed away from asthma, age 9. Ella lived …

The Attorney General has granted the request of a Hither Green Family to have the inquest into the death of 9 -year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah re-opened. Over 175,000 people signed the family’s change.org petition requesting that new scientific evidence be considered a direct cause of Ella’s death. The evidence regarded the alarming levels of air pollution on Brownhill …