Health & Wellbeing Voluntary Organisations Forum

A strategic forum for voluntary organisations interested in health improvement and reduction of health inequalities in Kensington & Chelsea, Queen’s Park and Paddington.  The aim of the forum is to:

  • Ensure the voluntary and community sector in Kensington Chelsea are informed and engaged in all relevant matters relating to the health and wellbeing of local residents
  • Ensure that the voice of the voluntary and community organisations delivering health and wellbeing services are heard in aiming to reduce health inequalities and able to influence local decision making particularly within Kensington and Chelsea's Health and Wellbeing Board and the West London Clinical Commissioning Group 
  • Ensure that the sector is central to the delivery of health and wellbeing services for local residents

Please contact us if you have ideas for the next meeting - issues you think are important to discuss, or research/information you would like to present
Angela Spence
020 7243 9800

Health & Wellbeing News

Thu 16/02/2017

The health needs of local young people aged 18-25 is the focus of the the Young Adults Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA), published on the 9 February 2017. The JSNA covers Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, and Westminster.

JSNAs are developed jointly by local health and social care partners including the local council and Clinical Commissioning Group. They provide a detailed picture of the health needs of the local population.

Thu 02/02/2017

The Older People’s Self-Care Pilot Project commissioned by West London Clinical Commissioning Group (WLCCG) and managed by the Social Council has been extended for another year.

The pilot is part of WLCCG’s My Care, My Way; the integrated care programme, designed to deliver a more person centred approach to meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the over 65s.

Fri 20/01/2017

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has appointed a new local partnership and Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) to deliver sexual health services from April 2017. The new three-year contracts will deliver sexual health services including sexual health awareness, HIV support, contraception and sexual transmitted infections (STIs) screening.

Thu 08/12/2016

We are pleased to announce the employment of a new Deputy CEO and Strategic Health Lead. Joy Beishon joins the Social Council to strengthen our core management structures and will lead our work to build on our positive relationships with RBKC Public Health and West London Clinical Commissioning Group (WLCCG).