An NHS drive to encourage more black people to register as blood donors has been backed by Southwark’s cabinet member for public health Cllr Evelyn Akoto – literally. Cllr Akoto (pictured) said: “I know the thought of giving blood can be a bit scary but a moment’s discomfort will help save lives. “Donating blood is a … Continue reading POLITICIAN GIVES BLOOD AS SHE CALLS FOR MORE BLACK DONORS “Vital that people roll up their sleeves”
ITS FIZZ FREE FEBRUARY AGAIN IN SOUTHWARK - "The fact so many councils up and down the country have jumped on board this campaign shows local government’s commitment to tackling childhood obesity head on" -Cllr Evelyn Akoto Fizz Free February got off to an explosive start for 2019, with celebrities, politicians, schools and councils across the … Continue reading SOUTHWARK GO FIZZ FREE, CROYDON ADD MORE ELECTRIC CHARGING POINTS WHILE LAMBETH REMOVE PAY AND DISPLAY PARKING
Southwark council public health team are calling on all budding artists in the borough to help design the front cover of its annual public health report (APHR). The APHR is an opportunity for the Public Health team to share important health updates with other health professionals and also with local residents. Southwark recently became the … Continue reading CALLING ALL YOUNG ARTISTS – SOUTHWARK PUBLIC HEALTH NEEDS YOU!
From Southwark council: There are many misconceptions that surround shisha and this Stoptober Southwark council are highlighting how smoking shisha tobacco can affect your health. Research data suggests that the vast majority of people do not realise the dangers of smoking shisha, often seeing it as a safer alternative to regular cigarettes. A 2014 survey … Continue reading SHISHA WARNING ISSUED AS PART OF ‘STOPTOBER’ – “Usually contains tobacco” say Southwark