Health and wellbeing

Learn about your health and wellbeing and the NHS services in London that can help you.

Mental health

Mental health services are provided by your GP, primary care services, and specialist care services.


Find out more about cancer, spotting the signs and reducing your risk of cancer.


Before your baby is due, you’ll need to make plans about how and where you’d like to give birth.

Self care

Looking after yourself means knowing how to keep fit and healthy, how to deal with medicines appropriately, and manage self-treatable conditions.

Children and young people

Providing a good start in life and enabling children to achieve their full potential and be physically and emotionally healthy provides the cornerstone for a healthy, productive adulthood.

Sexual health

The NHS provides free and confidential sexual health services across London.


Most of us at some point in our lives have experienced some form of reaction to an allergen, be it food, pollen, pets or something else.


Advice for teenagers and young adults in London as mumps figures increase

Obesity and diabetes

Obesity can seriously effect your health. Diabetes is a serious lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high.


Sepsis is a rare but serious complication of an infection, where the body’s immune system goes into overdrive, setting off a series of reactions that can lead to organ failure, and in some cases, death.

Shingles - Get protected

It is estimated that about one in four over the age of 70 will get shingles. However, the risk is greater with advancing age, and the older you are, the worse the disease can be.


Here's a checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on the NHS, and the ages at which they should ideally be given.

Healthy Streets for London

The Mayor has launched a new plan to make London’s streets healthier, safer and more welcoming.