Welcome to a selection of articles based on the theme of Health and Wellbeing.

We hope you find them useful.

SITC marks what would have been Duke of Edinburgh 100th birthday – 10th June 2021

By rff | June 8, 2021

A message from RFF Trustee Harmander Singh:-   I wish to share the news below from our running club (Sikhs In The City – SITC – www.sikhsinthecity.org) that is also based in Redbridge.   SITC has organised a 2km walk for 50 people starting at 6:00pm on Thursday 10 June 2021. The total distance that will…

Wednesday 14 July 1.30 pm – Resilience and Recovery Workshop on Zoom

By rff | June 4, 2021

Redbridge Faith Forum was delighted to partner with NHS Talking Therapies Team Members to deliver a workshop on this important topic via zoom.  Many thanks to Dr Ranjot Bhogal and Jenny Palmer for creating this presentation for us and taking time to deliver it virtually.  A summary of what was shared follows. Attendees were reminded…

“I have taken the vaccination and its safe”

By rff | April 14, 2021

RFF trustees who have been offered the Covid19 vaccination have taken it and are encouraging everyone who is able to have the vaccine to do so. At RFF we feel it is very important to have the vaccination in order to protect ourselves, our families, friends and the community at large. All of the vaccine…

RFF partnered with Papyrus to offer this basic 90 minute SPOT session Tutorial, 24 February – via Zoom

By rff | January 20, 2021

Papyrus :- Young People Suicide Prevention – Tutorial Workshop  Papyrus is a charity whose mission is to prevent suicide in young people by increasing awareness that suicide is the biggest killer of the under 35s. As a follow up to the December meeting (Click here to view report) RFF partnered with Papyrus to offer this…

Papyrus and Redbridge Faith Forum : Prevention of Young Suicide – 2nd December 2020 Suicide Awareness Resource Workshop

By rff | November 16, 2020

SP-ARK’ed Suicide Prevention – Awareness, Resource, Knowledge e-delivery. An introduction to PAPYRUS and Suicide Prevention The key objectives were: To raise awareness of Suicide and Suicide Prevention To provide information about PAPYRUS – Prevention of Young Suicide To develop Hope and encourage action for a suicide safer community To understand the importance of self-care. On Wednesday 2nd December…

Redbridge Stop Smoking Service

By rff | October 27, 2020

The Redbridge Stop Smoking service is FREE for individuals over 12 years of age who are living, working, studying or registered with a GP in Redbridge. The service offers a 6 week programme which includes weekly 1:1 behavioural support + stop smoking medication e.g. NRT or Champix. The combination of both of these elements increases…

Flu virus and Importance of Flu Jab

By rff | October 21, 2020

We need your help to talk about the flu Each year the flu kills on average 11,000 people and hospitalises thousands more. There’s no “just” about it. The flu virus spreads from person to person. Even amongst those not showing symptoms. The flu vaccine is the best protection for you and those around you and…

ANXIETY MANAGEMENT 5TH AUGUST

By rff | July 29, 2020

Redbridge Faith Forum (Charity 1118675) was delighted to partner with NHS Talking Therapies to deliver this workshop looking at the topic of how to manage anxiety and worry. It was very reassuring for the 26 participants to hear that anxiety is normal and has evolved from our fight or flight response. Valuable techniques were taught…

Changes to urgent treatment centres

By rff | July 2, 2020

Urgent care is for anything that needs the same day treatment. The way patients can get treatment for an urgent health problem is changing. If you have a minor injuries or minor illness, you can get treatment at an urgent treatment centre by calling NHS 111. Urgent treatment centres can treat most injuries and illnesses…

Stress Management workshop in partnership with staff from NHS Talking Therapies Team – 24 June 2020

By rff | June 26, 2020

Don’t worry if you missed, you can still watch the workshop! Redbridge Faith Forum ran it’s first virtual event on Tuesday 24 June 2020 a workshop on “Stress Management during Covid19 in partnership with staff from NHS Talking Therapies Team; Dr Ranjot Bhogal and Jenny Palmer. This was a pilot for us Prior to the…