Greater Manchester Lancs & South Cumbria Senate

Rossendale Health Fair - 18th September 2018

23rd August 2018

Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre

The SCN will be participating at the Rossendale Health Fair from 9am-2pm on 18th September. The event has been set up in collaboration with Dr Thakur, GPSI and Clinical Lead for Research and Digital for the North West Coast SCN and Almas Ganatra, Pharmacist in Rossendale to raise awareness and provide prevention information around long term conditions and to support positive health and wellbeing.

Local charities and voluntary organisations with stands on the day include:

  • Diabetes UK Know Your Risk (Type 2 Diabetes)
  • Parkinson’s UK
  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide)
  • Quit Squad (Smoking Cessation)
  • Healthier Lifestyle
  • Dementia Friends (tbc)
  • Stroke Association (tbc)

There are plans also to provide free BMI, blood pressure and cholesterol checks, along with foot health advice at the event.

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