London’s first Natural Health Service launches in Croydon, using nature to reduce demand on NHS

Posted on October 27th, by Beth Collier in Politics & Society. 3 comments

Health will be getting a lot more green with this first-of-a-kind London programme

The Natural Health Service launched in Croydon this autumn, encouraging residents to use nature to improve their wellbeing. The new initiative, the first in London, will provide and promote activity in the natural environment to support residents’ emotional, physical and social health, and by working with GPs, seek to reduce demand on the NHS.

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What Croydon stands to gain from Greater London becoming a National Park City

Posted on January 17th, by Beth Collier in Culture. 1 Comment

Green spaces, wildlife, inquisitive residents: Croydon’s got everything that it needs to benefit from this world-changing initiative

The campaign to make Greater London the world’s first National Park City is a grassroots movement which has captured the imagination of the capital. Over 85% of polled Londoners and Mayor Sadiq Khan support its aims to connect more of us with nature, make the majority of London green and … Read More »