Hepatitis B Clinic
Sunday Chinese Surgery
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Tai Chi Classes
Walking To Health
Noticeboard - CNY Celebration At Gravesham Council
Our director Eddie Chan was invited by Gravesham Borough Council to celebrate their Chinese New Year on 25 February. The Mayor Cllr John Caller and he initiated the celebration by “dotting the eyes of the lion”. He made his key speech on the history of Chinese settlement in the UK.
To view the day's photos, please click here.
Noticeboard - Dr Pui-Ling Li
We would like to congratulate our Chair for her recent appointment as the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Advisor to Department for Work and Pensions. She took up her new role on 1 December 2014.
Noticeboard - NHS Scheme to stop health tourism
A very good article by the UK-Chinese Times newspaper published on the 25th July, 2014. This article reports how NHS reform intend to stop health tourism in the UK, which will affect many non-permanent residents of the Chinese community.
Article is in Chinese only, click here to view article in PDF format.
Noticeboard - FundRaising: Hackney Half Marathon
Hackney Half Marathon - 22 June 2014
Well done to our CNHLC team (James Beckett, Joshua Chan, Peter Chapman, Tom Lam, Dr Wallace Tan and Vanessa Topp) at this year event. We raised almost £8,000 - our JustGiving page. Thank you for all your donation.
TVB Europe news programme interviewed some of our CNHLC runners before the start of London Hackney Half Marathon. You can view this broadcast in our YouTube Channel.
View photos from the Hackney Half Marathon.
Noticeboard - Fact Sheet on Chinese Health Visitors
Good Practice Points for Health Visitors: Working with Chinese families in the UK - an Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) information fact sheet published online by government minister Dan Poulton at the 'At the Heart of it All' public health conference in Birmingham. Eddie Chan and Dr Lucy Tran from our centre contribute to the making of this fact sheet. To view this fact sheet, please open this link.
Noticeboard - Diabetes Prevention Programme
Are you at risk of diabetes? Why not come for a free spot check to see if you are at high risk? You may be eligible to take part in Imperial College's Lifestyle Improvement Research Programme. For more information, please download the promotional flyer or contact Vesta on 020 7594 3278.
Smoking & Dementia Awareness Project
A 6-months project funded by the Public Health England to increase awareness of the link between smoking and dementia, increase take up of services to stop smoking, and decrease the prevalence of smoking amongst the Chinese population in England. There are six workshops in co-operation with local opinion leaders in six cities of England. Upcoming workshops as follows:
24/03/2015 - Newcastle Chinese Healthy Living Centre, 10:30am - 2pm
29/03/2015 - Queen Edith Primary School, Cambridge, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
31/03/2015 - Chinese Community Centre Birmingham, 11am - 2:30pm
21/04/2015 - Chinese Health Information Centre (CHIC), Manchester, 10:30am - 2:30pm
For more information, please visit the project page.
Dementia Awareness & Support Project
This project has also been mentioned in the news bulletin of TVB Europe on the 21st and 22nd July 2014. The TV channel reports on how CNHLC provide dementia support and raise Alzheimer's awareness within the Chinese community in the UK.
To read more about the progress of this project, please download this press release.
If you would like to know more about this project, please visit the project page. If you would like to become a volunteer for this project, please contact Gill or Tom on (020) 7534 6610 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. This project is support by the City Bridge Trust for 3 years, starting from January 2014 till the end of 2016.
Public Health Talk
We hold a public health talk on the 16th October 2014. Topics include: travel health, food poisoning and medical emergencies. It was given by the Chief Pharmacist of Watsons Pharmacy (UK) - Alex Leung. Free blood pressure measurement was available to attendees on the day.
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.
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 email@example.com.