Residents encouraged to stay well this winter
Residents with long term health conditions, those over 65, pregnant women and parents of under-sevens are being encouraged to take extra care to stay well this winter.
Free health checks and advice at community health event on Thursday 17 September
Our Public Health team is holding a day of free advice and support on health and wellbeing, confidential sexual health screenings and NHS health checks (for over 40s) on Thursday 17 September.
Kingston has third highest uptake of health checks in the country
Borough’s residents are already answering Jeremy Hunt’s calls for a ‘revolution’ in personal responsibility for health.
Life expectancy gap falls in Kingston upon Thames
The gap in life expectancy between the most deprived and the most affluent parts of the borough have reduced significantly, according to national statistics released last week.
Kingston upon Thames smokers urged to be quitters on No Smoking Day
Smokers in Kingston upon Thames are being urged to take the first step in giving up cigarettes for good on No Smoking Day which takes place on Wednesday 11 March.
Kingston people keen on free checks to help cut health risks
More people in Kingston are taking up the offer of free health checks than the rest of London, helping to combat heart disease, strokes, diabetes and other potential killers.
Staying safe: tips for coping in hot weather
As the hot and sunny weather continues, remember a few simple steps to keep you and your home safe and secure.
YMCA receives awards for dishing up healthier food
Two community centre cafes have become the first in the borough to step up to the plate in a healthy eating initiative.
New Malden school’s healthy lifestyle lessons a recipe for success
A New Malden school has become the first in the borough to win a prestigious accolade for teaching youngsters about healthy lifestyles.
Integrated care vital to improving older people’s health
Closer working between health and social care services is key to keeping Kingston’s growing elderly population well, says the borough’s public health chief.