Dry January #dontbottleitup

9th January 2017Chelmsford CVS, Health

As the festive season comes to a close Chelmsford CVS and Essex County Council are urging people to get their 2017 off to a positive and healthy start by signing up for Dry January. Dry January is a national initiative run by charity Alcohol concern, which encourages people to sign up to go alcohol free … Read More

Essex Trading Standards | Illegal Tobacco

13th December 2016Health

Essex Trading Standards is currently undertaking a wider initiative on tobacco control, covering the reduction in the sale of tobacco to children and inhibiting the supply of illegal tobacco.  The important message that we want Essex residents to take from it, is that cheap tobacco can be potentially unsafe, it damages the local economy and … Read More

NEW woMEn TIME activities for January 2017

13th December 2016Health

woMEn TIME is all about providing opportunities for women to be more active or try a new sport, in a friendly and non-competitive environment. This project is funded by Sport England to get more women active. The project is aims to get females aged 14 and over to chat, laugh, be active and  have fun! … Read More

Lung cancer is curable – if you catch it early enough

11th November 2016Health

Survival rates for lung cancer are lower in mid Essex compared to the national average. That’s why, at the start of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which runs throughout November, Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to encourage everyone locally to be aware of signs and symptoms and to help improve rates of early diagnosis. … Read More

Childhood Illnesses Event, Chelmsford

4th November 2016Health

To reserve your place at the Chelmsford Events please follow the links below: Chelmsford (Afternoon): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/what-to-do-when-your-child-is-illworkshop-tickets-28784739932 Chelmsford (Evening): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/what-to-do-when-your-child-is-illworkshop-tickets-28785298603

Book Now for the Mid Essex Showcase

10th June 2016Events/ Opportunities, Health

Following the tremendous success of last year’s Mid Essex Showcasing Healthcare event at Broomfield Hospital, we are pleased to announce that this year’s event will be held on Thursday 15 September. For further details and booking, please download and complete this form (click here). Deadline for booking is Friday 17 July 2016.

New “Families Included Prize” launches across Essex to help isolated families

17th May 2016Health

The ‘Families Included Prize’ which aims to reduce the social isolation and loneliness of Essex families with children aged 0-5 was launched at County Hall today.  Essex County Council, working with Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, will deliver the first ever, local government challenge prize* and is encouraging people across the county to enter. The … Read More