Healthy lifestyles

CALM

CALMseeks to prevent male suicide by offering support to men in the UK of any age who are down or in crisis. Visit the CALM website, or telephone: 0808 802 5858 for details.

Community champions

The communitiy champions programme builds on the skill and knowledge of local communities by bringing local people and services together to improve health and wellbeing and to reduce inequalities. Visit the Community Champions website, or call 020 7641 4834, for details.

The Depression Alliance

The Depression Alliance is open to residents who live with depression and anxiety. They provide group activities that are fun and uplifting to boost mood, lift spirits and end the isolation and loneliness of depression. Visit the Depression Alliance website for further information.

Diabetes champions

A team of volunteers who are available to raise awareness about diabetes, how to get tested, where to go for information and what people can do to avoid or delay the onset of diabetes. The champions also man stalls at health fairs and other community events. Visit the Know Diabetes website, or telephone: 07984 410 569 for more information.

Go Golborne

Go Golborne is a local campaign led by the Council that’s all about supporting children and families to eat well, keep active and feel good. To find out about what’s happening in Golborne, visit the Go Golborne website.

Healthwatch Central West London

If you have a question about health or social care services in your area, or want to share your feedback on services you have received contact Healthwatch Central West London.
Your experience can help to shape the way health and social care services are delivered, now and in the future. Call us on 0800 008 7455 (Freephone) / 020 8968 9004 or email: info@healthwatchcwl.co.uk

Health trainers

Free NHS health checks and one to one support, motivation and guidance to residents who want to improve their health and wellbeing. Visit the Health Trainers website for more information, or telephone: 020 7099 3333.

Healthy Schools Partnership

Aims to support and encourage schools to develop and deepen their focus on health and wellbeing, and support the attainment and happiness of both pupils, staff and wider school communities. See Healthy Schools Partnership.

Free ways to get healthy and active

The council funds free activities and support in children’s centres, schools, community centres and leisure centres to help you make healthy changes to your family’s lifestyle. Find out how to prepare healthy meals and take part in fun games and activities alongside your child. You can also sign up for courses and sessions in your local area or for more information, visit MyTime Active’s website, call 020 8323 1725 or email info@mytimeactive.co.uk

New Provider of School Health Services (formerly the School Nursing Service)

New Provider of School Health Services (formerly the School Nursing Service) for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council

Following a recent procurement for the provision of School Health services the contract for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council will transfer from Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) to Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL).  This contract will also include the provision of sex and relationships education currently delivered by Brook and/or Living Well (Ritestart).  

CNWL will take over the responsibility for running these services on 1st April 2017.  The new service will provide high quality school health services in state funded schools across the two boroughs. 

Responding to the changing health needs of children and young people attending schools locally, the improved service will provide:

  • Increased support for transition to primary school 
  •  A consistent and equitable offer of Relationships and Sex Education
  • School nurses trained up to be Tier 1 mental health workers
  • A confidential drop-in service for young people at all secondary schools 
  • As well as accessing their school nurse via drop-ins parents, children and young people will continue to be able to book appointments with their school nurse.

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

CNWL has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. The Organisation provides a wide range of services to treat people with a variety of health needs. In broad terms, these include common physical health problems, long-term conditions, mental health, learning disabilities, eating disorders, addictions and sexual health.

CNWL is an experienced provider of school health services in Camden, Hillingdon and Milton Keynes. For more information visit the website.

To contact the School Health Service

Stop smoking

Kick it can provide free help to support you to quit smoking. Visit the Kick it website, or telephone: 020 3434 2500 for details.

Substance misuse

See the People First website for information on substance misuse, how to tell when you or someone else has a problem, and organsiations and clinics that can help.

Weight management

Sign up for a free 12-week course with Weight Watchers. Call 0845 602 7068 and quote: WWR 5051.