Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 16-22 May, the theme of relationships

mhaw-tile-relationships16-22 May is Mental Health Awareness Week, a national awareness campaign organised by the Mental Health Foundation. This year’s theme is relationships and the importance of creating healthy connections with people as part of our mental health and wellbeing   Please, visit:

Let’s talk about….ageing well in Southwark

We would like to hear about your experiences of ageing – what helps you to live well, what impacts on your ability to age well and what improvements can be made.

We want to know what you think, whatever your age. Find out more at or come and visit us in the atrium at Tooley Street.


Awards for working with nature for London’s communities

A total of £5,000 prize money is being offered to projects based in any London borough that use nature to enhance the lives of local citizens, young and old, as well as communities. The winners  will also receive special gardening gloves kindly donated by The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London. So if your organisation uses nature to make a difference to your local community apply now for your chance to win prize money for your project and get the recognition that your organisation deserves in this year’s City of London Growing Localities Awards! The deadline for receipt of entries is  22 April 2016. The winners will be announced at a celebratory event in summer 2016

Click here to find out more about the awards and enter 


Older People’s health and Wellbeing Profile (04/16)

Public Health England has launched the Older People’s Health and Wellbeing profile which can be used to examine the health and care of older people across local authorities in England.This tool enables identification, comparison and monitoring of trends through interactive maps and charts of over 100 indicators. The Atlas is designed to support those responsible for delivering strategies for prevention and early intervention to improve the health and wellbeing of older adults, as well as those providing evidence and intelligence to support the development of Joint Strategic Needs Assessments for their local area.