Health and Social Care Services

Articles relating to health (pharmacies, GPs, hospitals, the NHS and other providers) and social care services that may effect carers and the people they care for.

Safeguarding Adults: Focus on Self-neglect

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The Richmond and Wandsworth Safeguarding Adults Board would like to raise awareness around the Safeguarding topic of self-neglect. What is Self-neglect? Self-neglect is a behavioural condition which leads to a…

Safeguarding Adults Week 2021

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Safeguarding Adults Week 2021 takes place from 15th-21st November 2021. It’s an opportunity for organisations to come together to raise awareness of important safeguarding issues, facilitate conversations and to raise…

Carers Week 2021

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The theme for Carers Week 2021, which took place from 7th to 14th June was “Making Carers Visible and Valued” and from first conception at the Carers in the Community…

Medicine without prescription

Minor health conditions can be treated without visiting the GP.  Many minor health conditions will either get better on their own or can be treated with over the counter medicines.…

Beware of health scammers

Scammers are pretending to be your GP, GP Receptionist or Community Pharmacist. Stop and think before you give out any personal information. For example, your GP surgery or community pharmacy…

Friendly Parks for All project

The Richmond Council Parks Team is developing Friendly Parks for All, which aims to ensure that ‘Everyone should have fair access to good quality parks’ by improving opportunities for everyone…
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