Our NHS Health Check Project has been in full swing and we have held the following events:
South Asian Community Health Event
On Saturday 6th May WCEN and Mushkil Aasaan held a Community Health Event to encourage members of the community to have their NHS health check.
We also had stalls of henna, hijama therapy, clothes, Citizen’s Advice Wandsworth, My Productive Health, Diabetes Champions, Paul’s Cancer Asian Support Group, Air Pollution with Wandsworth Council, Healthy Ramadan, WCEn, Mushkil Aasaan, Sand Therapy, Little Village and complimentary food from Dawat.
At this event we had around 60 people attend of which 27 had an NHS health check.
On 10th May 2017 WCEN and BHCIC, working alongside Battersea Mosque, went to Battersea Mosque to hold an NHS health check and healthy Ramadan event coinciding with prayer time. This proved highly successful with people engaging with the programme and having their NHS health check.
At this event we had around 70 people attend of which 43 had an NHS health check.
The numbers were so great at this event that we had to organise a second date on 20th May to go back and here around 30 attended and 25 had an NHS health check.
Tooting Islamic Centre
Working alongside Tooting Islamic Centre and Battersea Mosque, on 15th May WCEN and BHCIC went to Tooting Islamic Centre to hold an NHS health check and healthy Ramadan event after the prayer time.
At this event we had around 40 people attend of which 34 had an NHS health check.
Following on from yesterday’s visit to Tooting Islamic Centre, on 16th May WCEN and BHCIC went to Balham Mosque to hold an NHS health check and healthy Ramadan event after the prayer time.
At this event we had around 40+ people attend of which 31 had an NHS health check.
The Idara Mosque event took a different angle and involved a healthy Ramadan talk on Sunday 21st afternoon with NHS health checks being offered to the men and women who attended
At this event we had around 20 people attend of which 11 had an NHS health check.
Elays Somali Community
The Elays Somali event on 23rd May included a healthy Ramadan talk from Sheikh Cambe and a community update from the Metropolitan Police, a shared meal and the NHS health check.
At this event we had around 30 people attend of which 11 had an NHS health check.
New Testament Assembly Event
On Saturday 3rd June we will hold an African-Caribbean men’s event at New Testament Assembly Church in Tooting with a shared meal, games including dominoes competitions and healthy juices.
We will also hold a future community event on the Doddington and Rollo Estate
For more information and images about these events please visit our NHS Health Check page