Health & Wellbeing Advice Line in London

Health & Wellbeing Advice Line in London

Our Health and Wellbeing Advice Line provides over the phone advice. This service is led by our resident nurse, Ciara, who is available to provide her expertise to those who are struggling with their mental or physical health.

We can help you with one to one support on the following issues:

  • Empowering & educating individuals to better understand their health, make informed decisions and achieve better outcomes with regards to their wellbeing.
  • Support in accessing help from a GP, signposting to statutory services and other Health/Medical Advocacy – Assistance understanding medical reports, discharge letters, liaising with health professionals all to ensure your health is being managed correctly.
  • Helping individuals understand newly diagnosed or existing health conditions
  • Advice on improving your mood & staying well including staying active and eating well.
  • Creating an action plan based on individual health needs for those living with mental health & physical health conditions, identifying what help is available to you.
  • Identifying social needs with the aim of combating loneliness and isolation.

Wellbeing Activity @ London Irish Centre:

Join our Community choir: Wednesday evenings 6:30-8:30pm, free places available.

Set, Waltz & Ceilidh dancing every Tuesday in Kennedy Hall 2-3pm

Gentle Yoga: Every Friday in Kennedy Hall 2-3pm

Mindfulness: Every Wednesday morning in Kennedy Hall 10:30am-12:00

ICAP Men’s Talking Group: Bi-weekly running 11am-12:00 on Oct 31st, Nov 14th, 28th & Dec 12th at 96 Moray Road, N4 3LA

ICAP Women’s Talking Group: Bi-weekly running 10-11am on 10th Nov, 28th Nov & 8th Nov at 96 Moray Road, N4 3LA.

Winter Wellness talks 23rd and 30th November 2022

Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Time: 1.45pm-2.30pm

Hosted by Health Navigator Ciara – An open presentation and discussion on staying well during the winter, looking after our physical and mental health and, and a forum for service users to discuss their anxieties and needs.

Wednesday 30th November

Time: 1.45pm – 3pm

Hosted by Highbury-based community centre Elizabeth House, they will be sharing their Winter Wellness Initiative which serves Camden & Islington, including providing connections and support offerings to help you get through the winter months.

Reminiscence

14 weeks of creative workshops for anyone living with memory loss. Engage in creative activities, meet others, share stories & cultural experiences and have fun, all supported by trained Reminiscence Artist Zoe Gilmour. Carers/family support welcomed and refreshments provided.

Running weekly every Wednesday from 18th January 2022 – 12th April 2023, 1-4pm at the London Irish Centre

Weekly drop ins welcome – email [email protected] or call 07889022780 for more information or to let us know you’re coming.

Come and give it a go!
Taster session: 14th December, 1-4pm, London Irish Centre

 

Email [email protected] to find out more about all of our activities.

 

If you are in crisis:

Find out about your local crisis service here: https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/mental-health-services/

Call Samaritans on 116 123, available 24/7.

Get Urgent Help from MIND: https://www.mind.org.uk/need-urgent-help/using-this-tool/

Thank you. You gave me strength and confidence.

Benefit from London Irish Centre’s Health & Wellbeing Advice Line

If you or someone you know could benefit from the London Irish Centre’s health & wellbeing advice line, please do get in touch by email on [email protected] or phone 07946 202924. This service is available Monday-Friday 9.30am to 4pm.

*In a medical emergency, please always phone 111.

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