Impact AwardsHealth and Social Care AwardsWinner of NHS London Region Health and Social Care Awards 2010 in partnership with the 56 Dean Street NHS sexual health service
Winner of Business Excellence Achievements & Mentors Award 2004 supported by the Mayor of London and London Development Agency
Winner of GlaxoSmithKline Community Health Impact Awards 1998 in partnership with King's Fund

Welcome to the Chinese National Healthy Living Centre website
We aim to promote healthy living and to facilitate access to health services for the Chinese community in the UK. The Centre takes an holistic approach tackling both the physical and psychological aspects of health.

Hepatitis B Clinic

CNHLC runs a Hepatitis B Clinic for Chinese people in partnership with 56 Dean Street every Tuesday.
A screening and vaccination service for Chinese people delivered in partnership with 56 Dean Street every Tuesday afternoon.
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Counselling

CNHLC's Counselling sessions are available every Fri at the Soho Centre for Health and Care between 1pm and 5pm.
Counselling in Mandarin and Cantonese for people with emotional or mental health problems. Every Friday.
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Sunday Chinese Surgery

Our bilingual doctors provide advice on health problems to people who have difficulties in communicating with their own doctors. The Sunday Surgery also offers a screening programme such as blood pressure measurements and urine testing. We cannot provide prescriptions but we will put you in touch with the right health professional.
Our bilingual doctors provide advice on health problems to people who have difficulties in communicating with their own doctors.
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Traditional Chinese Medicine

The CNHLC Sunday Surgery offers traditional Chinese herbal medicine in its drop-in clinic in the London Centre in Soho, as well as acupuncture treatments. This service is run jointly by our centre and the Asante Academy of Chinese Medicine at the Middlesex University.
We offer traditional Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture and tuina massage every Sunday afternoon.
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Tai Chi Classes

CNHLC is currently running 2 Tai Chi classes on every Sunday at the Soho Centre for Health and Care (1 Frith Street, London W1D 3QS).
Our Tai Chi classes offer gentle physical exercise for improved posture and strength. Every Sunday.
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Walking To Health

To promote sustainable health and well-being at all ages in the Chinese community in central London, CNHLC organises two walking to health activities per month.
Bi-monthly walking to health activities are organised to promote sustainable health and well-being for elderly Chinese.
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Volunteers Needed

Pan London Chinese Dementia and Alzheimer's Awareness and Support Project - We are now recruiting volunteers for the project, for information on this and others related to this project, please contact Gill or Tom on (020) 7534 6610 or email gill.tan@cnhlc.org.uk or tom.lam@cnhlc.org.uk, or visit the project page.

This project is support by the City Bridge Trust for 3 years, starting from January 2014 till the end of 2016.


Working with us

Research and Consultancy
We undertake research and consultancy work for the statutory, voluntary and commercial sectors. What we can offer:
• Recruitment of Chinese participants in research
• Conducting focus groups and interviews in Chinese
• Transcription in Chinese
• Advice and consultancy

Healthier Chinese Cuisine Training
We provide training to chefs in Chinese restaurants and takeaways to help them produce healthier menu options, without compromising on flavour. Developed from a project funded by the British Heart Foundation, our training has helped dozens of Chinese restaurants across the UK to reduce the fat, salt and sugar in their food. To find out more, please visit this page.

Health Events
We've helped to run healthy living events and workshops to the Chinese community across the UK. If you'd like to hear more about how we can help with your health promotion event, please contact Eddie Chan on (020) 7534 6549 or email at eddie.chan@cnhlc.org.uk.


Noticeboard - NHS Health Supplement Issue 6

NHS Health Supplement Issue 6NHS Health Supplement is aimed at providing information to the Chinese community in England on the issues associated with cancer. It has been developed by the National Cancer Action Team in partnership with CNHLC to support the 'Cancer does not discriminate' campaign. In this issue, we cover NHS cancer screening programmes, awareness information on a number of cancers, and information on stopping smoking. Hard copies can be picked up at our Centre. You can also download online version in:
English version (PDF fromat PDF format, size: 1.28Mb)
Chinese version (PDF fromat PDF format, size: 1.37Mb)


Noticeboard - PATH B: An interactive guide to Hep B

PATH B - My journey with chronic hepatitis B"PATH B - My journey with chronic hepatitis B" is an extensive interactive educational resource designed to improve the lives of people living with chronic hepatitis B by providing information and tools to guide them through the different stages of chronic hepatitis B from diagnosis to long-term disease management. CNHLC helps to develop this toolkit and it is also available in Chinese. To find out more, please visit this page.


Noticeboard - CNHLC wins award for Partnership Work

NHS Health and Social Care Award 2010
Health and Social Care Awards 2010The CNHLC and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust won an award for the success of their partnership in the NHS London Region Health and Social Care Awards 2010.
The award was made in recognition of our work in hepatitis B screening, carried out in partnership with the 56 Dean Street NHS sexual health service.


Noticeboard - An interview with Dr Pui Ling Li

Our Chair, Dr Pui Ling Li, was interviewed by the British Medical Association (BMA) on her new role as medical director of the Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust. This interview was published in the news section of the British Medical Journal. You can download a copy of this interview in PDF format.