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 You Need To Know - NHS womb cancer awareness campaign

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The 'You Need To Know' campagn was launched on the 31st January. Womb cancer is the 4th most common cancer in women in the United Kingdom. It is important to understand what women know about this cancer so that we can increase awareness. Several campaign assets have been developed such as posters, images, and a video that can be shared of which the BME Health Forum's Phayza Fudlalla took part in (see above). These can be shared on Social media, newsletters and placed in community settings. A video in Arabic is also now available.


Bi Borough VCS Health and Wellbeing Strategy

This Strategy has been developed over a period of months through a collaborative process with the voluntary and community sector and colleagues from across the statutory sector/NHS. It presents a number of case studies from the VCS including from the BME Health Forum that illustrate its main goals and offers a set of clear recommended actions.

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News/Events/Jobs/Services/Activities

» Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 with CLW (13th - 19th May)

Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week which will take place from 13th May - 19th May with the theme "Movement: Moving more for our mental health" please see an up to date list of Community Living Well Wellbeing workshops including two specifically relating to this year's theme: Boost Your Mood with Movement, and Feeling Anxious? Lets gets Active!

» Kensington & Chelsea Fraud Newsletter (March 2024)

The K&C Fraud newsletter contains information and figures of fraud cases in the borough including useful information about how to protect yourself against fraud crimes.

» Waterloo Community Counselling Low Cost and Multi-Ethnic Counselling Service (MECS)

Waterloo Community Counselling's Low-Cost Counselling services offer long-term talking therapy at reduced fees. We reach adults from diverse backgrounds who have experienced loss, trauma and abuse, and are struggling with anxiety, depression and other difficulties. Our unique Multi-Ethnic Counselling Service (MECS) provides free mother-tongue counselling to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers who have survived exile, torture, human trafficking and modern slavery in 34 languages.

» Latest Women and Girls Network New Job Opportunities (apply by 01.05.24)

Women and Girls Network are currently advertising 2 new job vacancies: Gender Based Violence Prevention Worker (apply by 01.05.2024), and Young Women’s Multiple Disadvantaged Advocate (apply by 01.05.2024).

» Spring COVID-19 vaccination programme launches this month

The list of North West London sites offering COVID-19 vaccination for the Spring 24 campaign is now available. From 22 April until 30 June 2024, the seasonal COVID-19 booster will be available, free, for those who are at greatest risk of becoming seriously ill from the virus.

» Free Birth Education Classes with Neighbourhood Doulas 2024

Neighbourhood Douals in partnership with RBKC Early Years programmes and Kensington & Chelsea Foundation would like to share information about our free antenatal birth preparation classes face to face at Holmfield House Childrens Centre, 4-6 Golborne Road, W10 5PE, and online via Zoom starting on 17th April 2024 - December 11th 2024, Every Wednesday (10.30 -12.30).

» Help improve lung cancer pathways at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

We want to understand the experiences of patients who have recently attended lung cancer services at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and those who are supporting them. We know we can do more to support people, and the insights we learn will inform future improvement work at the Trust.

» Resources for patients waiting for an appointment or surgery at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust recently published a set of resources for patients waiting for an appointment or surgery at the hospital. On the Imperial College website, there are now pages on: Waiting for an appointment, surgery or treatment; Staying well while you wait; and Frequently asked questions.

» Join our Patient and Carer Advisory Group about Waiting Lists (apply by 21.04.24)

Help shape research to better understand elective waiting lists at a local level. We’re looking for patients and carers living in North West London who have experience of being on an NHS waiting list to receive planned care, or who have cared for someone on a waiting list. We want you to join our Advisory Group from May 2024 to May 2025.

» Earls Court Community Fund - now open for applications!

The Earls Court Community Fund is now open for applications! The Earls Court Community Fund, established by the Earls Court Development Company, aims to support the local community in and around the Earls Court site. This year, the Fund is being jointly managed by the K+C Foundation and Hammersmith & Fulham Giving. Eligible organisations can apply for up to £15,000 for one year, and the deadline for applications is Friday 31st May 2024 at 5pm.
Services

» ADKC Disability Connect project

The Disability Connect project is for socially isolated disabled people (with a physical, sensory or hidden impairment) who need or would like some encouragement and support to get out and about doing activities of interest to them.

» Age UK K&C & Age UK Westminster Digital Inclusion Project (added 03.11.2023)

The Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster (KCW) Social Isolation pilot supports and enhances existing Older Adult Mental Health services provided by CNWL by providing targeted outreach support to vulnerable elderly people including those living alone who are known to be more likely to experience social isolation.

» Al-Aman (DVIP) Arabic Speaking service

DVIP’s Al-aman service has continued to receive funding from London Councils to support women from Arabic speaking communities who have been affected by gender based violence, forced marriage, female genital mutilation and honour based violence...

» ANGELOU Referrals

Angelou is a partnership of 9 organisations offering a shared service across Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, and Westminster supporting women and girls who are experiencing violence and abuse.

» Breathe Easy Support Group

DO YOU LIVE IN PIMLICO AND SUFFER FROM A BREATHING PROBLEM? BREATHE EASY PADDINGTON is your Westminster patient support group, for anyone affected by a lung condition. We offer mutual support, information...

» British Red Cross Refugees and Befriending Project

The British Red Cross runs four 'Refugees and Befriending Projects' (R'n'B) for young unaccompanied refugees and asylum seekers aged 14-21. Our peer-led befriending projects are facilitated by peer-befrienders and adult volunteers...

» Community Living Well service

Community Living Well is an emotional wellbeing support service for anyone aged 16 and over, and who is registered with a GP in Kensington, Chelsea, Queen’s Park or Paddington. We can help to support your mental health and wellbeing.

» Conversational English for beginners (for over 50s)

Brush up on your spoken, written and grammatical English to become a more confident speaker! For people aged 50 and over. TUESDAYs - 10.00am – 12.00pm. £3.00 per class @ New Horizons, Guinness Trust Estate, Cadogan Street, London, SW3 2PF...

» Cost of Living Support - Directory of Services December

Please see the latest update to the Cost of Living Directory of Services for December for RBKC residents.

» Counselling Directory - search for a counsellor or psychotherapist near you

Counselling Directory was set up as a free, confidential service to encourage those in distress to seek help. Visitors can read about different areas of distress, view useful articles written by counsellors and refine their...