Community outreach

Learning from Berkshire’s award-winning NHS Health Check nurses

  A service recognised as superior In this month’s blog, we focus in on an award-winning team of nurses working across Berkshire to deliver NHS Health Checks. In recognition of their excellent standards of nursing care, the Royal College of Nurses recently presented the county’s Cardiovascular Health Check Team with the 2016 Bank Nurse Award. …

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London boroughs link up to tackle the city’s health inequalities

    The context within the Tri-Borough area With some of the highest average house prices in the UK, the Tri-Borough area in Central London (which includes Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster) is firmly associated with affluence in the minds of most people. The fact that you’ll need an average of £1,200,000 …

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Delivering community NHS Health Checks through leisure services

    For a number of councils up and down the country, leisure services play a central role in providing public health programmes and promoting wellbeing. Nowhere is this more evident than in East Riding of Yorkshire. With a large and predominantly rural population, East Riding council has been faced with some unique challenges around …

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