Together we can improve health and well being through all our communities Read more
Influence our future as we adapt to rising heath inequalities and falling health and social care funding. Read more
Diets don't work? - what will?
We are working with people in the community to come up with answers to the obesity crisis. We need your support to help make this happen.
Find out about and support our Does Hackney make you fat? campaign. Read more
Create a fairer and healthier world Read more
People who know first hand, campaigning to make Hackney an easier place to be a healthy weight.
We are campaigning to change Hackney so that we can help reverse growing obesity in the borough. Right now:
41.3% of adults are overweight or obese
49.6% of children
We lead two consortia of grass roots community organisations that deliver advice from GP practices – in Hackney and Tower Hamlets. This is so medical services can focus on medicine – assured that their patients can access advice and support for a wide range of problems that also affect patients health.
If you would like an office base in Hackney, just two minutes walk from London Fields and one minute from Mare Street we have a fantastic, newly refurbished space that we invite you to share with us.
Social Action for Health is going through a digital revolution, but we need your support. After 30 years, we are still passionate to unlock the potential in people – because communities hold the power to their own health and well-being. Now, we want to increase our social impact with the best IT solutions and empower communities with technical innovation.
There will be 12 workshops starting in September which cover different aspects for the development of activists. Read more
If you are registered at Lawson practice - Come and Join Us!
We will be at Lawson Practice on every Thursday starting from 7th September from 11-1pm, to promote and register patient with GP Online Service.
We will be at Well Street Surgery on every Wednesday starting from 20th September from 10-12noon, to promote and register patients with GP Online Services. Read more
Does Hackney make you fat? are holding a public demonstration against the sheer volume of takeaway shops in the borough; which are a burden on our health. Read more
The session will cover how the wider determinants of health affect us – leading to health inequalities.
This session will cover the essentials of our vision, mission, objectives and people values as an organisation.
We are hosting a community lunch to raise awareness of the number of takeaway shops blighting our borough. We are protesting against batch produced cheap meals laden with harmful ingredients and additives, like salt, sugar and vegetable oil. Read more
Team members Irena and Mike will be in the community to promote and register local people with the GP Online Service.
We will be at Homerton Hospital to promote the project working to health professionals working in the borough.
Outreach into communities is essential – people don’t always know where to turn. Khalida was at an all time low when she chanced to meet one of our outreach workers at the Barkantine Practice in Tower Hamlets. Our team was there as part of our community outreach work, sign posting and informing local people about the Tower Hamlets Health Advice Links Project. Read more
In Autumn 2016 Peter experienced a close family bereavement and did not know which way to turn. Being homeless, with little or no social network to support him, he was at a loss about how to go about dealing with the situation – emotionally or practically. Read more
Dealing with diabetes, arthritis and chronic back pain – Zamia’s 'self-management’ story. Read more