Senior health experts and specialist children’s doctors from south east London have called for all parents in the boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich to get their children vaccinated against polio, flu and MMR. This call comes after the discovery of the polio virus in London sewers and with predictions of a severe flu season this winter.
Every year, on 10 October we celebrate World Mental Health Day. This is a chance to talk about mental health, how we can look after it, and how important it is to talk about things and get help if we’re struggling.
Lambeth Civic Centre in Brixton is supporting local families get convenient and speedy access to the polio vaccination.
The temporary ‘pop-up’ clinic on the ground floor is open on Friday 23 September from 3.15pm to 6.30pm, and on Saturday 24 September from 11am to 4pm.
Lambeth Together welcomed 12 new Clinical and Care Professional Leaders at the May meeting of the Lambeth Together Care Partnership Board.
These individuals, who all work within health and care services in the borough, will bring invaluable clinical and professional expertise to Lambeth Together’s work to improve health and wellbeing and to tackle inequalities in the borough as part of an integrated health and care system.