Advice and information on healthy living.
Are you worried about being overweight?
Are you worried about being overweight? Are you worried about yours or your child’s weight? Maintaining a healthy weight or being in control of your weight is achieved by a combination of a healthy well balanced diet and sufficient exercise or physical…
Healthy eatingIt’s important to eat the right foods in the appropriate amounts order to stay fit and healthy. A healthy diet should include lots of fruit, vegetables and starchy foods such as whole meal bread and wholegrain cereals. You should also have some…
Sexual health What should I do if I think I have a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STI)? If you think you may have an STI then it is important to seek medical advice. Any STI left untreated can cause serious health problems. There are many options…
We provide lots of specialist services aimed at teenage parents so you can continue to think about a career and provide the best start for your children. Here are just some of them. Health Maternity services for pregnant teenagers. Post-natal services - support for…
Health information at your local library
Are you looking for ways to improve your health and wellbeing? Getting more information can help. Your local library has lots of information and resources that can help you understand your problems better. You can take your own time to learn about what can help,…
Exercise on referral
Exercise on referral is where doctors or other health professionals can refer individuals who they feel would benefit from physical activity and help them improve their medical conditions. The exercise on referral programme is for Barking and Dagenham residents aged 18 +, who are suffering from…
Eat well, live an active life, feel great
The ELF Project is sponsored by the Public Health Programme and aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities (LD) in Barking and Dagenham. The general level of health for people with LD is poorer than that of the general population…