Shape London’s Future

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted by admin in Consultations | London | Older People - (0 Comments)

The Mayor of London is running a London Survey so that you can have a say in how your city is run. He wants to know what Londoners think of their city on everything from transport to housing, jobs and more. Your feedback will help shape the Mayor’s policies and make sure plans meet your …
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The NHS Stressline

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted by Lynn Strother in Health | London | Older People - (0 Comments)

Were you aware that the NHS has a Credit Crunch Stressline?  If you are worried about your finances, personal debt or job insecurity and it is causing you a great deal of distress, you can ring the NHS Stressline on 0300 123 2000 and speak to a trained health advisor. In particular, at the moment …
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Transport for London is currently running some consultations on changes which could be important for cyclists, bus passengers and pedestrians, particularly in some parts of London: –    Accessible Bus Stop Design guidance: https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/buses/accessible-bus-stop-design-guidance – open till 31 October –         Proposed East-West Cycle Superhighway: https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/cycling/eastwest (between Tower Hill and Acton) – open till 9 November –         Proposed North-South …
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12 – 19th October 2014 is Arthritis Awareness Week and Rica, a consumer research charity, is tackling the problem of packaging.      Packaging can be difficult for many disabled and older consumers to open and use, particularly if they live alone. There are 10 million people living with arthritis in the UK –  one in …
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We are all aware that the London Ambulance Service (LAS) is under a great deal of pressure due to the increased number of call outs and staff shortages. In order to explain the service they will be able to offer Londoners they have issued this information: People who call London Ambulance Service with minor injuries …
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