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Keeping Healthy


YoungMinds is the UK?s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences we campaign, research and influence policy and practice. To find out more please click here.

Pharmacy First

The scheme is available to everyone living or working in the borough of Croydon, including parents and carers.  

If you have a minor aliment it the quickest way to get treatment and advice from a health professional.  If you are suffering from a minor aliment, you may not need to go to your GP for treatment. So, instead of waiting for a GP's appointment, visit your local community Pharmacy first.

No appointment is necessary and the pharmacist will always offer advice and if appropriate they will supply medicine.   The medicine is free for patients who are eligible for free prescription (you will need to show proof of exemption).  Patients who have to pay for prescriptions will pay the current prescription charge.  If the medicine costs less than the prescription charge, then the  patient would be informed of this so they can purchase it instead. 

For further information please click here.


FoodMaestro was founded with a mission to help consumers answer one simple question, "Can I eat this?". Their award winning platform combines label information with clinical health and wellness data to give it meaning that can be read and understood by all, quickly and easily by scanning a barcode or searching for products. 

In partnership with the Kings College and Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Trust, they have delivered powerful mobile apps combined with clincally verified data that allows users to find products they can eat when living with allergies, intolerances and lifestyles.

For further information please click here.

Head Lice 

The Lyclear team have covered everything from how to check for lice, to tips on how to prevent an infestation. Based on a recent survey, we've even included a section on the most common home remedies being used to eradicate lice, with a scientific explanation to each.

To find out more please click here.

Allergy UK

Allergy UK is the leading national charity dedicated to supporting the estimated 21 million allergy sufferers in the UK.  We provide a dedicated helpline, support network and online forum for those with allergy and intolerance.

For further information please click here.