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Contacts for health improvement

Bengali Womens Health Project 

Address:

Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre
39 Tottenham Street
London
W1T 4RX

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7580 4576
 

Fax:

020 7580 2057
   

Details:

A community based project which offers health promotion activities at various community centres in south Camden. Activities include termly healthy eating workshops, mental health workshops, exercise and gym sessions and massage therapy sessions.

       

Last checked:

23/07/2009

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Camden Active Health Team (Camden Council) 

Address:

7th Floor
Camden Town Hall Extension
Argyle Street
London
WC1H 8EQ

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7974 3181
 

Fax:

020 7974 1590
   

Details:

Physical activity sessions designed to improve health and well-being for adults in Camden. Classes include: dance, seated exercise, health walks, yoga, healthy bones, healthy hearts and outdoor gyms.

       

Last checked:

04/02/2014

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Camden Active Health Team Clinical Referral for Physical Activity (Camden Council) 

Address:

7th Floor
Camden Town Hall Extension
Argyle Street
London
WC1H 8EQ

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7974 4090
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
   

Details:

Available for patients with conditions such as obesity, diabetes, poor mental health, falls, heart disease, stroke and osteoporosis.

       

Last checked:

20/06/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Camden and Islington Nutrition and Dietetics Service 

Address:

Basement
Holloway Community Health Centre
11 Hornsey Street
London
N7 8GG

Website:

Phone:

020 3316 8842
 

Open:

9am-5pm. No general outpatient service. Clinics. Home visits.

Fax:

020 7690 3556
   

Details:

Nutritional support service involved with paediatrics, palliative care, REACH (home visits), older people in St Pancras Hospital. There is also a chronic disease service for people with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Diabetes and heart failure and an obesity service.

       

Last checked:

24/09/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Camden Health Bus 

Address:

4th Floor, West Wing
St Pancras Hospital
4 St Pancras Way
London
NW1 0PE

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 3317 3654. Ring the NHS Switchboard 020 3317 3500 if you can't get through.
 

Fax:

020 3317 3650
   

Details:

Free confidential health advice service for people at a range of sites and events around Camden. Information and advice on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and access local services including sexual health, contraception, pregnancy, relationships, growing up, drugs, diet, exercise, smoking, mental health etc.

       

Last checked:

20/12/2010

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Camden Healthy Schools Programme 

Address:

Crowndale Centre
218 Eversholt Street
London
NW1 1BD

Email:

Phone:

020 7974 7302 (Camden)
 

Fax:

020 7974 2197 (Camden)
   

Details:

Provides advice, training and support for schools to be recognised as maintaining and enhancing healthy school status.

       

Last checked:

21/09/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Camden REACH Team 

Address:

2nd Floor, South Wing
St Pancras Hospital
4 St Pancras Way
London
NW1 0PE
   

Details:

Home visiting and community rehabilitation service (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy) offering assessment, advice and treatment to people who are unable to go to a hospital or health centre, or who have problems related to their home environment.

       

Last checked:

04/04/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Camden School Health Service 

Address:

Hunter Street Health Centre
8 Hunter Street
London
WC1N 1BN

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 3317 2304
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Fax:

020 7833 9253
   

Details:

Every school has a named school nurse, who is supported by other health and administrative school nursing staff, to provide targeted health promotion programmes in all mainstream and special schools. The school nursing team undertakes health assessments, immunisations, healthy lifestyle teaching and work in partnership with children, parents, carers, other professionals and agencies. An immunisation service is also provided to specific Independent schools in the borough.

       

Last checked:

24/09/2010

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Children and Young Peoples Health Improvement Team (Camden Council) 

Address:

Crowndale Centre
218 Eversholt Street
London
NW1 1BD

Email:

Phone:

020 7974 2871
 
   

Details:

Works with children, young people and their families in a variety of settings across the borough including schools, children centres, youth services and other community venues to help positively influence the health choices made by young people in the borough.

       

Last checked:

17/09/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Child Weight Management Service MEND Service 

Phone:

020 7231 8448
 
   

Details:

Child Weight Management Service: healthy lifestyle programme for children aged and families in Camden. MEND runs programmes for 4-7 year olds and 8-13 year olds.

       

Last checked:

21/08/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Child Weight Management Service MoreLife Service 

Website:

Phone:

0113 812 5233
 

Open:

10 week after school courses starting January 2013.
   

Details:

Healthy lifestyle programme for children aged 4-13 and their families in Camden.

       

Last checked:

21/11/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Community NHS Health Checks 

Address:

West Wing
St Pancras Hospital
4 St Pancras Way
NW1 0PE

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 3317 3681
 

Open:

Clinics Mon-Sat. For times see the website.
   

Details:

A free 20 minute NHS Health Check to help you prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease based in community-settings around Camden.

       

Last checked:

29/10/2013

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Day Centre (The) at the London Irish Centre 

Address:

London Irish Centre Camden
50-52, Camden Square
London
NW1 9XB

Website:

Phone:

020 7916 2222
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Fax:

020 7916 2638
   

Details:

Provides homemade three course meals on Mon/Wed/Fri from 12.30pm. Activities include quizzes, bingo, knitting, and exercise. Also runs outings and day trips. Classes include I.T and literacy, cooking, singing, music, Irish language (Gaeilge) and one-off events. The main remit of the day centre is to provide social opportunities for those who are at risk of isolation.

       

Last checked:

13/05/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Green Light Wellbeing Centre 

Address:

138 Drummond Street
London
NW1 2PA

Email:

Phone:

020 7387 3233
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-2pm.

Fax:

020 7387 3233
   

Details:

Health promotion centre running West Euston Healthy Community Project activities including, a range of groups and talks for Bengali and English-speaking people on health, diabetes etc. Women's health walks on Thu at 10.30am and men's health walks on Thu at 11am. Contact for other for information on other activities.

       

Last checked:

19/06/2009

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Jeebon Bengali Healthy Living Consortium 

Address:

55
St Mary's Flats
Doric Way
London
NW1 1LB

Email:

Phone:

07956 994560 (Mobile)
 
   

Details:

Promotes healthy living and healthy eating (including smoking cessation), organises indoor and outdoor exercise classes, and offers health training to community leaders.

       

Last checked:

12/05/2009

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Kilburn Healthy Heart Centre 

Address:

210 Kilburn High Road
London
NW6 4JH

Email:

Website:

Phone:

0800 917 0976 (Health checks hotline)
 

Open:

Mon 12noon-7pm; Tue, Wed and Fri 10am-6pm; Thu 11am-7pm. Wed and Thu hours are expected to swap after Sep 2011 - phone to check.
   

Details:

A healthy lifestyle and healthy living centre. Offer advice, support and referrals into services to help people stop smoking, increase their physical activity, lose weight, or simply eat more healthily. Stop Smoking Clinic. Health trainers provide free NHS health checks for Camden residents to find out their risks of developing diabetes or other cardiovascular diseases and get help in managing and lowering that risk.

       

Last checked:

02/08/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

London Tigers 

Address:

1st Floor Office
WECH Community Centre
Athens Gardens, Chantry Close
London
W9 3RS

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7289 3395
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 10am-6.30pm.

Fax:

020 7266 5281
   

Details:

Sports, health and youth charity providing opportunities for hard to reach communities.

       

Last checked:

14/10/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Mens Health Forum 

   

Details:

Independent men's health improvement charity. Link to prostate advice website. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

       

Last checked:

13/12/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 

Address:

3rd Floor East
Midcity Place
71 High Holborn
London
WC1V 6NA

Email:

Website:

Phone:

0845 003 7781
 

Open:

Enquiry service open 9am-5pm Mon-Fri.

Fax:

0845 003 7785
   

Details:

NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health.

       

Last checked:

07/12/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

NHS Camden and Islington Public Health Directorate 

Address:

Room 210
Camden Town Hall
Judd Street
London
WC1H 9JE

Website:

Phone:

0207 974 5710
 

Open:

Office hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Fax:

020 3317 3650
   

Details:

Work on local public health is dealt with by Camden and Islington Public Health and are now part of both local authorities. This involves assessing the health needs of the local population, looking at outcomes of health care and working on initiatives to reduce health inequalities and improve the overall health of local people. Also work with local Health and Well Being Boards and Clinical Commissioning Groups in order to deliver key priorities.

       

Last checked:

14/05/2013

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

NHS Camden Health Checks and Follow-up Programme 

Website:

Phone:

0800 917 0976 (Health checks hotline)
 

Open:

Kentish Town: Tue-Wed, Fri 9am-5pm, Mon, Thu 12-7pm. Kilburn: Tue, Thu-Fri 10am-6pm, Mon, Wed 12pm-7pm. Each site is open on alternating Sat 11am-5pm.

Fax:

020 7149 9894
   

Details:

Health trainers provide free NHS health checks for Camden residents to find out their risks of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and type 2 diabetes. Once the Health Check is completed they will work with you offering advice and support in managing and lowering those risks. They are based at the Healthy Heart Centre in Kentish Town and Kilburn but also run Health Check sessions throughout the borough at community venues, and can be arranged on request for groups of the eligible population. Please call the Health Check Hotline to arrange a session near you. NHS Health Check comprises height, weight, BMI, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Glucose measurements, alongside a lifestyle and family history assessment.

       

Last checked:

25/08/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Voluntary Sector Health and Social Care Forum 

Address:

293 Kentish Town Road
London
NW5 2TJ

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7284 6576
 

Fax:

020 7284 6551
   

Details:

The Health and Social Care Forum meets quarterly and aims to give the voluntary and community sectors in Camden a voice on health and social care issues.

       

Last checked:

02/02/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Volunteering Projects (Camden Council) 

Address:

7th Floor
Camden Town Hall Extension
Argyle Street
London
WC1H 8EQ

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7974 6457
 
   

Details:

The Volunteering Giving and Exchange Officer works closely with Volunteer Centre Camden in order to enable and encourage more people to volunteer. Also provides information and support to organisations which are hosting volunteers.

       

Last checked:

07/08/2013

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

West Hampstead Womens Centre 

Address:

The Old Library
26-30, Cotleigh Road
London
NW6 2NP

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7328 7389
 

Open:

Mon?Fri 9.30am?5pm. Rooms for hire until 11pm.

Fax:

020 7624 8952
   

Details:

Offer drop-in support for women experiencing problems, including domestic violence. Run support groups and classes for all women, and provide crisis support. Also offer advice on healthy living, claiming benefits and reducing debt. Rape and sexual support group provides support for women in a caring and supportive environment. Women's cancer support group. Citizens advice bureau worker available once a week. Nurse available once a week. Sewing class, ESOL classes, and massage available. 3 rooms for hire.

       

Last checked:

12/12/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database