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Lewisham Mental Health & Wellbeing Event
Thursday 1st February 2018, 9:30AM – 4:30PM (Lunch provided)
Civic Suite, Catford Road, SE6 4RU

Type 2 diabetes is one of the most prevalent long term conditions in London, affecting about 4 - 7 per cent of the adult population. 

The MPS is a joint initiative, between Adult Social Care at Lewisham Council and NHS Lewisham CCG - in collaboration with providers and wider stakeholders.

Healthwatch Lewisham is carrying out a research project across the borough, looking into the social care needs and experiences of local people.

In its bid to join the World Health Organisation network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities Lewisham Council is consulting on the current age-friendliness of the borough with a survey. The consultation is for all ages.

On Thursday 29 June 2017 Lewisham residents are invited to an event to find out more about plans for local health and care services in Lewisham and across south east London.

As part of Lewisham Council’s neighbourhood strategy for health and wellbeing in the borough, the Community Connections Development Workers have launched a series of inaugural meetings to bring together local organisations working for the wellbeing of adults in their 'neighbourhoods'.

On 2 May Lewisham Council and its health and voluntary sector partners made a significant change to the way residents can contact and get support from care services in the borough.

Healthwatch is helping the Transforming Primary Care programme, part of the Healthy London Partnership, to gain an understanding of how effective last winter’s primary care communications campaign was in the borough.

Healthwatch Lewisham is carrying out a research project across the borough, looking into the social care needs and experiences of local people.

Lewisham CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) has decided to commission a new service to deliver care to Lewisham people who are nearing the end of their lives.

Lewisham Council and SE2 Ltd are carrying out a research project to look at the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of fuel poverty referral schemes across the country. 


Lewisham Council and Lewisham CCG are carrying out user testing of the new, improved Adult Social Care and Health webpages – which aim to give Lewisham adult citizens a little more control, advice and information about their health and wellbeing.


According to a recent report in News Shopper (2 September 2016), Lewisham councillors are pushing for publication of ‘secret’ plan

Here are a few of the highlights of the Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) meeting on 19 July 2016:

Alzheimer's Society has launched  (15 - 22 May 2016) this week to raise awareness of the illness, and of the support that people who are concerned that they, or someone close to them, may have dementia.

On Friday 13 November 2015 Lewisham Council is inviting suppliers to a ‘market warming’ event to discuss the delivery of community-based borough-wide healthy eating and physical activity initiatives.

Our Healthier South East London (OHSEL) is the five year strategy spearheaded by the six  South East London CCGs. More details on ideas for improving health services in south east London has been released, and the public are invited to give their views.

NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group is inviting a range of voluntary and community organisations to join them for their AGM on Wednesday 30 September.

For the third year running, Equinox Lewisham and Quo Vadis Trust are co-sponsoring the Lewisham Mental Health Conference 2015, supported this year by Lewisham Council and many Lewisham Mental Health Connection members.