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Community Health Fair and Family Fun Day

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Local people are invited to attend our first ever Community Health Fair and Family Fun Day at Teddington Memorial Hospital on Saturday 9 September, 11am-2pm – with a wide range of health information, activities and entertainment for all the family. 

The free event will feature something for everyone, including health checks and advice, information stalls about local health services, face painting, teddy bear clinics, London Farmers’ Market food stalls, and much more besides.   

It’s a chance for local people to find out more about the wealth of community health services on their doorstep, meet clinical NHS staff from a range of professions, find out about NHS careers in the community - or get free health check-ups.

The range of health stalls and activities from Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust (HRCH) and other local organisations will include:

  • Community healthcare stalls: Find out about local health services including audiology, diabetes, Richmond Community Healthcare in Partnership, dementia, health visiting, dietitians & nutrition advice, community nursing, children's nursingchildren's immunisations, One You healthy lifestyle advice, community neuro rehab, and patient advice services.

  • Health checks ups: Including blood pressure, BMI, hearing tests and more

  • Healthy lifestyle advice: Advice on changing your lifestyle from our One You health advisors

  • Long term conditions: Advice and information from MS Society and Diabetes UK

  • Patient advice: From our PALS team and Richmond HealthWatch

  • London Farmers’ Market food stalls: A range of fresh, seasonal products and tasty snacks from local food providers - including wood fire pizza, Italian cuisine, and farm burgers

  • NHS careers & volunteering opportunities:  Find out about local NHS career opportunities, or how you can volunteer with us and make a difference to people’s lives

  • Emergency services: including London Ambulance Service - take a look round an ambulance; London Fire Brigade with a fire engine! And Teddington Police.

  • Mental health matters: Advice and support from West London Mental Health NHS Trust, MIND, Alzheimer's Society and our own dementia service.

  • The Mulberry Centre:  Information and advice from the local cancer support charity

  • League of Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital:  Find out about the local charity that supports health services across Richmond

  • Fun activities for kids:  Including a bouncy castle, face painting, Girl Guide's activities, and a teddy bear clinic (make sure you bring your teddy for a health check or bandage!) 

Stephen Swords, chairman of HRCH NHS Trust said:   

“We are proud to launch our first ever community health fair at Teddington Memorial Hospital – which promises to be a fun day out for all the family.  It’s a great opportunity for the community to get to know their local NHS trust, meet staff and get health advice, or find out about the range of community health services on your doorstep. 

“There will be something for everyone, so why not come along and make a day of it - grab a bite to eat and enjoy the range of activities and entertainment on offer. We hope to see you there”. 

Event details:

The free event takes place in marquees around Teddington Memorial Hospital and the adjoining Teddington Health and Social Care Centre rear car-park on Saturday 9 September, 11am-2pm.

Attendance is free and all are welcome to attend - no need to book a place,  simply turn up on the day!