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Carers Week 2023 takes place from Monday 5 to Sunday 11 June, and there will be a variety of activities, workshops, and events to provide carers with information, support, and opportunities for respite.

Council news | 01 Jun 23

Do you want to get fitter? Do you want to relieve stress? Do you want to enjoy yourself? Do you want to make new friends? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, you should join the Kew Couch to 5K+ programme!

Community news | The Avenue Club, Kew | 26 May 23

Eligible residents will be able to access their spring booster, as well as first and second doses of the COVID-19 jab, at regular walk-in clinics around the borough.

Council news | 22 May 23

We're launching the Think Brain Health campaign in Richmond upon Thames, to increase awareness of the healthy behaviours you can adopt which may reduce your risk of getting dementia.

Council news | 15 May 23

An improved sexual health and HIV prevention service has launched across South West London, including Richmond upon Thames, which aims to make sexual health services and information more bespoke and easily accessible for all members of our communities, particularly those identified as high-risk.

Council news | 28 Apr 23

On Thursday 27 and Friday 28 April, eligible residents will be able to access their spring booster without an appointment at two community pop-up clinics. The clinics will take place at Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College in Richmond, and York House in Twickenham.

Council news | 17 Apr 23

If you need medical support over the bank holiday weekend, your local health services are here to help.

Council news | 06 Apr 23

Starting this week, spring COVID-19 jabs have become available for people aged over 75, those with a weakened immune system and older adult care home residents.

Community news | NHS Richmond | 06 Apr 23

The NHS Careers Fair came to Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) to encourage recruitment among young people into various NHS roles, from non-medical business roles such as administration and communications to midwifery, nursing and paediatrics.

Community news | Richmond Upon Thames College | 31 Mar 23

Are you interested in working in Primary Care? Multicultural Richmond are hosting an online event for anyone who would like to learn more.

Community news | Multicultural Richmond | 30 Mar 23

The Otakar Kraus Music Trust and Integrated Neurological Services are partnering to provide a free eight week music therapy group for clients with neurological conditions, such as stroke, Parkinson’s or MS, and their carers.

Community news | The Otakar Kraus Music Trust | 29 Mar 23

Visiting Angels South Middlesex will host a Health and Wellbeing Fair on Friday 31 March.

Community news | Visiting Angels South Middlesex | 24 Mar 23

We are once again partnering with local charity Ruils Independent Living to host the Ham Community Health Fair for residents on Friday 31 March.

Council news | 16 Mar 23

Do you know someone who should be recognised for the compassion and dignity with which they carry out their role as a paid carer or care worker? Nominate them today for a Dignity in Care Award.

Council news | 14 Mar 23

Richmond Borough Mind are looking for people with experience of mental health issues or caring, as well as professional skills and knowledge, to fill five support roles.

Community news | Richmond Borough Mind | 10 Mar 23

Parents across London are being urged to ensure their children are up to date with routine immunisations, particularly mumps, measles, and rubella (MMR) and polio.

Community news | NHS | 08 Mar 23

Created by NHS England, the free digital platform is a simple and secure way for patients to take more control over their health and care.

Community news | NHS | 03 Mar 23

Eligible residents who would like to get a COVID-19 or flu jab can do so at a series of regular pop-up clinics being held in the borough.

Council news | 02 Mar 23

Are you looking for a rewarding role where you can make a difference?

Community news | Homelink | 27 Feb 23

Residents can access blood pressure checks, support to stop smoking, preventative health advice from a local pharmacist, free COVID-19 testing kits and more free services on our Community Health Bus, which will be returning to Richmond upon Thames for three dates in March.

Council news | 23 Feb 23

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Updated: 13 May 2022