In Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week, 22-28 May, Lambeth Together health and care partnership wants to highlight the importance of knowing your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And share what you can do to reduce your risk through lifestyle changes and joining ‘Healthier You’, the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, via your GP.
Lambeth Together has launched a five-year plan for health and care in the borough of Lambeth. ‘Our Health, Our Lambeth’ sets out how health and care services will work together, and with residents and communities, to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in the borough.
Lambeth Together’s Neighbourhood and Wellbeing Delivery Alliance (NWDA) is taking the opportunity of World Hypertension Day (May 17 2023) to highlight the importance of monitoring blood pressure and bringing awareness to the 1 billion people living with high blood pressure worldwide.
A Lambeth primary care network’s innovative 12 month project has eliminated inequalities in blood pressure control between their black and white patients.
The dangers of high blood pressure, especially for Black communities
High blood pressure is a key cause of strokes and heart attacks.