Living a healthy lifestyle
Living a healthy lifestyle
Living healthily is important at every age and this area has lots of information to help you live a healthy lifestyle. You can find advice about eating a healthy diet, keeping active, and information about support to help you stop smoking. There is also information here about sexual health services, heart health and more.
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Health advice and information
Telephone: 111 (for the NHS 111 service)
Description: NHS Choices is the online 'front door' to the NHS.
Description: Healthtalk provides free and reliable information about health issues by sharing people's real-life experiences.
Description: The NHS Choices website provides information on healthy eating, including topics such as 5-a-day, food safety, losing weight, eating disorders, digestive health and more.
Telephone: 0345 607 6823
Description: The Healthy Start scheme can help you buy basic foods like milk or fruit, if you're pregnant or have a child under 4 years old.
Heatwaves - health risks and staying safe
Description: During heatwaves some people are particularly at risk of health problems, including very young people, elderly people and people with health conditions or disabilities.
Keeping cool during hot weather
Telephone: 111 (for urgent medical help or advice when it's not a 999 emergency)
Description: Hot weather brings health risks, so it’s important to be aware of how to keep cool and to be aware of anyone who might be at risk during the hot weather such as friends, family or neighbours.
Keeping your heart healthy
Telephone: 0300 330 3311 (British Heart Foundation helpline)
Description: NHS Choices and The British Heart Foundation provide information on keeping your heart healthy.
London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard (LLGS)
PO Box 7324, London, N1 9QS
Telephone: 020 7837 6768 (office)
Description: London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard (LLGS) provides information, support and referral services for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people and anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality.
(next to the Children's Zoo), Carriage Drive North, Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ
Telephone: 020 7228 6843
Description: London Recumbents is based partly in Battersea Park and specialises in bicycles for cyclists with special needs, for families and riders of recumbent bicycles.
Minor Injuries Unit - Queen Mary's Hospital
Ground Floor, Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton Lane, London, SW15 5PN
Telephone: 020 8487 6999 or 020 8487 6499
Description: The Minor Injuries Unit at Queen Mary's Hospital provides services and treatment for people with minor injuries and illnesses, for example sprains, bites, and infected wounds.