New Addington residents find help and support at new community hub

Are you a Croydon resident with questions about general health and social care? If the answer is yes, why not visit New Addington Pathfinder’s Community Hub. It all starts with a cuppa and a conversation at the recently launched hub where Croydon residents can visit to get information and support to help them live life […]

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Asian Resource Centre Croydon launches new Type 2 diabetes education programme

Each year more than 800 adults are diagnosed with diabetes in Croydon and research shows that by 2035 around 44,000 people across the borough will have the condition. The majority of which will have type 2 diabetes, making the prevention and management of the chronic condition a public health priority. The signs that you have […]

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Community members get active in Croydon

Local gyms can feel like an intimidating space for some, so finding a comfortable place to exercise is essential to supporting fitness. Located in the Upper Mall of the Centrale shopping centre, and supported by Hammerson’s management team, Croydon Voluntary Action’s (CVA) Active Community Hub delivers free activities to improve the physical, mental health of […]

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How the NHS in south west London is helping change lives through social prescribing 

Social prescribing is changing the landscape of care in NHS South West London by bringing together a wide range of organisations to help people live healthier and fulfilling lives. A one-size-fits-all health and care system simply cannot meet the increasing complexity of people’s needs and expectations. This is where social prescribing comes in. Designed to […]

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