Do you want to improve your health or the health of those around you? We can signpost you to the local services you need...
Welcome to our online health hub. We're here to provide easy links to support our fans and the local community to find the health services and information that they need to lead healthier and happier lives. Here you will find information covering a range of health issues and conditions including dementia, stopping smoking and prostate cancer. More will be added over the coming months so watch this space!
Become a Dementia Friend!
Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help. From telling friends about the Dementia Friends programme to visiting someone you know living with dementia to even taking someone with dementia along with you to an O's match (receiving a free ticket in the process!), every action counts. Click on the picture to visit the dementia friends website where you can find out more info!
Help with giving up smoking
Thinking about giving up smoking but not sure where to start? Click on the picture to be guided to the NHS smokefree website with loads of great resources and support to help you quit!
If you are a resident in Waltham Forest or Redbridge you can find out what local services and support are on offer by clicking here
In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives. Older men, men with a family history of prostate cancer and Black men are more at risk. Click on the picture to be taken to the prostate cancer uk website where you can find out more information on prostate cancer as well as info on how to get tested and where to get support.
Breast cancer can affect both men and women. Around 340 men are diagnosed each year in the UK (compared to nearly 60,000 women). Most men who get breast cancer are over 60, although younger men can also be affected. Click on the picture to be taken to the breast cancer care website with much more information on the signs, symptoms and where to get checked out.
To find out about local services available in East London click here