Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing

Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing: The shift from economic growth to growth in wellbeing. A sense of wellbeing is what really matters in life. We need a new movement of awareness and action to bring meaning to life and to put community wellbeing at the heart of political and social decision-making. Instead of economic growth, we need growth in wellbeing. The festival of wellbeing will explore these ideas – expect inspiring speakers and entertainment.
Sat 11 Oct 2014 • 10:00-18:00 At the Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH. For further details, visit

Health Promotion Resources available!

Are you holding any health promotion events or talks in the Lambeth and Southwark areas? Do you need some displays or teaching aids to bring your health education talk to life? Reay House Library health promotion collection is one of the largest in London and contains approximately 350 items. The collection ranges from DVDs, CD-ROMS, 3D displays, models, games to charts. The collection is particularly strong in the following areas: Alcohol and drug awareness Smoking Dental health Sexual health Cardiovascular health Nutrition Diabetes
The collection is available to anyone providing health promotion in the boroughs of Lambeth or Southwark. All resources are discoverable through the library catalogue To order a copy of the brochure with a detailed list and images of the collection please contact the library.
Reay House Library offers a free delivery and collection service to any work, school or community (non-residential) address.

‘Mind Matters’ – free event on 8 October 2014

In support of World Mental Health Day London South Bank University (LSBU) is hosting an interactive afternoon on Mind Matters- 8th October 2014 of inspirational speakers, panel discussions and theatre to put in the spotlight the importance of ‘Mind Matters’. Gary Beadle, best known for playing Paul Trueman in EastEnders and Gary Barwick in Operation Good Guys, will be one of the actors taking part in a reading of a the screenplay ‘Mental’. For further details please, visit:

Will you be attending our first AGM? NHS Lambeth CCG

Lambeth CCG Logo2Message sent on behalf of Dr Adrian McLachlan, NHS Lambeth CCG Chair:
Dear colleagues
I hope you have seen previous communication about our First Annual General Meeting. I am keen to encourage you to attend the event on the afternoon of Wednesday 24th September at Coin Street, 108 Stamford Street, London, South Bank, London SE1 9NH. Light refreshments will be served from 12.30pm. The event will run from 1.15pm – 3.00 pm with networking until 4.00 pm.
The main focus will be on clinical leadership. Local GP, Dr Clare Gerada, recently published in Pulse’s Power 50 list as “Rockstar GP with wide appeal” will deliver a keynote speech. John Isitt the Chair of Healthwatch Lambeth will chair a discussion of local health leaders. Why not post a question for them to discuss? You can do this via email to We’ll also have market stalls to share helpful tips e.g. how to prepare for CQC inspections.If you will be attending, please click on the link below to register:

Southwark’s Black History Month October 2014 event brochure available now!!!

SouthwarkCouncilSouthwark’s Black History Month October 2014 event brochure is now available as a pdf via the Southwark Council website.
There are events across the borough and throughout the month appealing to a wide range of ages and tastes, so we hope there is something for you, your service users, networks as well as your family and friends to attend

Emotional Health and Well-Being Conference – free event

logo The Emotional Health and Well-Being Conference is a day with a packed agenda.To raise awareness and address the stigma associated with emotional health and wellbeing.Plus information stalls and find suitable resources during the day. This is presented by Hillview Community Services. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Saturday, 11 October (10am to 3:30pm) 2014 at Hillview Community Services, Community Hall.39 Kitto Road, New Cross, London, SE14 5TW, United Kingdom

Invitation: The Lambeth and Southwark Wellbeing Network Meeting – Theme Wellbeing and Food’ with a special Harvest Festival

lambethsouthwarklogo.epsInvitation: The Lambeth and Southwark Wellbeing Network Meeting – Theme Wellbeing and Food’ with a special Harvest Festival.This network event will focus on the local food system, how it relates to wellbeing through healthy eating, food growing, making new friends, managing mental health, gaining new skills and having fun. We encourage you all to bring food for a local food bank as we create our own mini Harvest Festival. Cllr Barrie Hargrove, Cabinet member for public health, environment and leisure will be chairing. We will hear about Lambeth’s Food flagship project and how you can get involved and from food growing and food banks across both boroughs. Monday,13th October 2-5.30pm at Blackfriars Settlement
Please do book your place in advance at