Breast screening

National Breast Screening

Why the NHS offers breast screening The NHS offers screening to save lives from breast cancer. Screening does this by finding breast cancers at an early stage when they are too small to see or feel. Screening does not prevent you from getting breast cancer. Breast screening does have some risks. Some women who have […]

Healthier Together

Healthier Together

Healthier Together is a new NHS website created by local experts in child health, in south west London which provides pregnant people, parents and carers of children aged 0-18 years with information on common childhood illnesses.

Drink water

What makes water so good for us?

Watching what we’re drinking is a key part of a balanced diet. Fizzy drinks, milkshakes, energy drinks, squashes and fruit juices often contain high amounts of sugar, calories and in some instances caffeine, leading to tooth decay and weight gain.

Autumn boosters & flu jab for over 50s

Millions of people aged 50 and over will be able to book their autumn booster and flu vaccines from 14th October, as the NHS COVID-19 and flu programmes continue to protect the country ahead of winter.