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Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging parents and carers to help protect the three million eligible children from flu this winter. more

17 Oct 2017 00:00 Health

The LBBD Sickle Cell Centre holds its 1st Annual Dinner and Awards Evening on Saturday 30 September 2017. more

17 Sep 2017 00:00 Health

Have you been coughing for three weeks or more? Tell your doctor? more

28 Aug 2017 00:00 Health

British soul singer and actress, Beverley Knight MBE, has been announced as a Patron of the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity, Terrence Higgins Trust. A vocal supporter of HIV awareness and the work of Terrence Higgins Trust following the more

16 Aug 2017 00:00 Health

Dr Phillip Abiola is a Macmillan GP and the clinical cancer lead in Newham CCG. He has been a GP, working in London, for 16 years and is passionate about promoting early diagnosis and cancer screening as well as raising awareness of cardiovascular more

28 Jul 2017 00:00 Health

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ awareness campaign which prompts people with symptoms of some of the leading causes of death in England to see their doctor. more

10 Jul 2017 00:00 Health

Looking for amazing people living with heart disease or lung cancer survivors to share their story. Sharing your story could inspire others to recognise the symptoms and seek urgent medical help. more

22 May 2017 00:00 Health

Founder and CEO of Amelia's Organics - Titilayo Oduye, a Chemist, Herbalist and Naturopath, asserts that "We are your One-Stop Shop for all your needs in Natural Medicine." more

18 Apr 2017 10:00 Health

A Church Pastor is urging people to keep their body in shape as a way of living an abundant life. Prophetess and Philanthropist - Revd. Esther Abimbola Ajayi, the Founder of The Fit Faith Club emphasises on the fact that "Our bodies are the Temple more

3 Apr 2017 00:00 Health

Public Health England (PHE) has released a series of films as part of the national Act FAST campaign, to help raise awareness of the vital role anyone can play when they see someone having a stroke. more

22 Mar 2017 07:55 Health

Holby City star - Chizzy Akudolu and Olympic and Commonwealth Games legend - Kriss Akabusi MBE are calling on black people of African and Caribbean origin to know the common signs of stroke highlighted in the latest Public Health England national Act more

16 Feb 2017 00:00 Health

The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir, who gained the prestigious Christmas Number One spot from Justin Bieber last year, have lent their support to the latest NHS Stay Well This Winter campaign by encouraging people most at risk from cold weather, more

21 Dec 2016 00:00 Health

Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging parents and carers to help protect their children from flu this winter, as the largest ever programme vaccinating children against the flu gets underway. This year, the vaccine is being offered to 2 - 4 year more

18 Oct 2016 00:00 Health

The 2015 Kuwait-sponsored Al-Sumait Health Prize for African Development has been awarded to Britain’s Professor Kevin Marsh of the University of Oxford and African Academy of Sciences, Kenya, for his sustained efforts to control and eradicate more

18 Oct 2016 00:00 Health

• Had the flu vaccination whilst pregnant and believe others should do too. • Those with a long-term health condition* who experienced flu and regretted not having the vaccine. • Those with a long-term health condition who know what specific steps. more

7 Oct 2016 09:34 Health

“I was diagnosed with lung cancer aged 77. I am now 85 years old and I’m living proof that you can survive cancer.” more

27 Sep 2016 00:00 Health

Public Health England has launched a new nationwide ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign with the aim of raising awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer, other lung disease, and heart disease – all leading causes of death in England. more

3 Aug 2016 00:00 Health

Comfort Momoh from Guys and St. Thomas NHS Trust @GSTTnhs receives national midwifery honour for #FGM work

Picture: Royal College of Midwives

A pioneering midwife who cares for victims of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), and has campaigned tirelessly to eradicate the practice in the UK for more than 25 years, has received a national honour for her services. more

27 Jul 2016 00:00 Health

The NHS has launched a new short film in the lead up to the ‘cutting season’, a term associated with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) also known as female circumcision or cutting. more

15 Jul 2016 16:37 Health

A year after the World Health Assembly resolved to eliminate malaria from at least 35 countries by 2030, WHO has released a World Malaria Day report that shows this goal, although ambitious, is achievable. more

25 Apr 2016 18:18 Health