What is Livewell Southend?
This is Southend's health and wellbeing website. You can find information and advice on how to stay well, as well as links and contact details for people who can help. You can also find:
- community groups
- details of organisations who can support children or adults with various health and wellbeing issues
- services that can provide support for children and adults
- information, advice and guidance on local services and support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
To sign up for for the monthly Livewell newsletter, which summarises key news and events, please visit Email Updates from Southend-on-Sea City Council, add your email address and select "Livewell: What's New?". You can also select other council-affiliated newsletters you are interested in from here too.
Junior doctors will be taking five days of strike action in February. There will be a full walk out from 7am on Saturday 24 February 2024 until 11:59pm on Wednesday 28 February 2024.
The 12-week programme is free and offers residents to choose a weight management plan to help you develop healthier eating habits, be more active and lose weight.
SAVS are thrilled to announce the ‘Active Southend-on-Thames’ programme which aims to encourage and increase participation levels in activities on the water or by the water’s edge.
Giving you you simple and practical advice to get a healthier mind and get more out of life.
From how to deal with stress and anxiety, to boosting your mood or sleeping better.
The NHS Check is like a MOT for people.
Once every five years, it measures your circulatory and vascular health. It looks for factors that could mean you are at higher risk of: diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, stroke,dementia.
Visit the NHS website to looks for services available near you, such as vaccinations, mental health services and prescriptions.