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If you are overweight, you may feel tired, lacking in energy or experience breathing problems. You may have difficulty sleeping or get complaints from your partner that you snore. Perhaps you sweat a lot compared with other people or experience back and joint pains which can affect your mobility?
Being overweight also leads to diabetes, heart disease and cancer, and people dying needlessly from avoidable diseases.
What you will find at OA meetings is:
Acceptance of you as you are now, as you were, as you will be.
Understanding of the problems you now face — problems almost certainly shared by others in the group.
Communication that comes as the natural result of our mutual understanding.
Recovery from your illness.
Power to enter a new way of life through the practice of the Twelve-Step recovery program, the belief in a power greater than yourself, and the support and companionship of the group.
What you won’t find at OA meetings are:
If you decide that you are one of us, we welcome you with open arms. Whatever your circumstances, we offer you the gift of acceptance. You are not alone anymore.
Free exercise classes across Lambeth Parks including Bootcamps and Yoga and many more. All outdoor fitness sessions are for both women and men. our classes are suitable for all levels of fitness.
The Lambeth REAL Plus card gives you discount at Lambeth Better leisure centres whether you are using the facilities at peak or off-peak times.
The Lambeth Early Intervention and Prevention Service (LEIPS) aims to improve the quality of life for adults aged 18 years and over who are registered with a Lambeth GP.
Walk your way to health! Did you know that walking briskly for just 10 continuous minutes counts as exercise? It's easier than you think to fit into your day!
Contains over 100 calorie counted, searchable recipes, a great ‘smart recipes’ function which provides suggestions for a day’s meals, and a shopping list function which makes it easy to keep track of everything you need. Most recipes serve four adults and cost around £5 to make.
The Apple app designed to calculate and track your BMI. Create a separate user profile for everyone in the family over 2yrs old, set weight loss goals and get tips and advice
Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect, especially if you feel out of shape or unfit
The Couch to 5K plan is designed to get you off the couch and gradually work you up to running 5K or for half an hour, in just nine weeks.
Calculate and track your BMI. Create a separate user profile for everyone in the family over 2yrs old, set weight loss goals and get tips and advice
If you are overweight or obese, you may feel tired, lacking in energy or experience breathing problems. You may have difficulty sleeping or get complaints from your partner that you snore. Perhaps you sweat a lot compared with other people or experience back and joint pains which can affect your mobility?
Weight Watchers is an effective Weight Loss Programme with Support & Motivation when you need it. Lose Weight and Keep it Off with Our Meetings and Online.
Have you ever tried to lose wight but found it difficult? Lost a little and then regained it? If you have then this fact sheet is for you. You will find advice and tools that will help you start to achieve the goals you want.
If you'd love to lose weight without feeling hungry, welcome to Slimming World! Reach your weight loss dream - enjoying the food you love!
Medical Care when we are closed
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Emergency: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath do constitute an emergency (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency).
Out of Hours Service: If you phone the surgery when we are closed you will be automatically transferred to the out of hours service SELDOC (South East London Doctors on call). Alternatively you can phone SELDOC directly on: 020 8693 9066. You will be given advice, asked to visit the out of hours centre, or be visited by the doctor on call.
NHS Walk In Service: The local NHS walk-in centre also provides healthcare advice, information and treatment with no appointment necessary. The nearest walk-in centre is: The Junction Health Centre, Arches 5-8, Clapham Junction Station, 5-8 Grant Rd, London, SW11 2NU. Telephone: 0333 200 1718.
NHS 111 Service: In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS 111 to speak to a triage nurse. Your needs will be assessed and recieve advice or arrangements will made for you to see a doctor. Please refer to the website for further information www.nhs.uk/111
Non-emergency: Take a look at our "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
Minor Injuries: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or the local minor injuries unit at Guy's Hospital Urgent Care Centre.
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Free and confidential sexual and reproductive health services 24 hours a day in Lambeth and Southwark.
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Phone the surgery on 020 7274 4507 or book online