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Connect & Do – creating connections for improved health Oct 09

Improving lives, connecting communities and reducing demand on health and social care services Connect & Do is an online social networking tool which helps people connect to others around them and engage better with their community. Developed across six boroughs in London (Lambeth, Southwark, Bromley, Ealing, Hounslow and Brent), it’s a one-stop place where users […]

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Listening with empathy, care and concern – Solidarity in a Crisis Oct 09

“When someone invites you into their life to share their distress and you know you have helped them feel better about their situation you feel good.” This is the view of Manju who has been working as a Peer Supporter for Solidarity in a Crisis (SiaC) since the service began operating in 2012. SiaC provides […]

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Annual Review 2014 Oct 08

View Certitude’s latest Annual Review 2014.  Hot off the press!

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Partnership with The BRIT School strengthens community connection Oct 02

 As part of our commitment to building closer ties with local communities, Certitude is working with the renowned BRIT School to create an award for students who make a positive contribution to their local community. The Making a Difference Award (launched September 10) will be open to all students from the BRIT School and will […]

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Annabelle’s Half Marathon Report Oct 02

Annabelle gets that Ealing Feeling! Having never run a half marathon or anything of that nature before, I figured I’d seize the moment and rock ‘n’ roll with the opportunity. My only running experience was chasing my daughter around the park and a few sports days. My spontaneous signing up meant that I had only […]

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Do you have a learning disability? Are you scared of going to the Hospital? Oct 01

If you find hospitals a bit overwhelming, we may be able to help at our tour of Ealing Hospital.  Get to visit A&E, outpatients, a medical ward, a surgery ward, PALS and speak to the staff. Ask as many questions as you like! Visit Ealing Hospital on: Thursday 9th Oct 2014 at 10-12pm and 1-3pm […]

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Beard and Wonderful Oct 01

John’s Growing His Beard for a Sensory Garden in Hounslow Our award winning Health Trainer and resident trooper-in-chief, John Keaveny, has decided to take on a unique and wonderful challenge for Certitude. During the month of October, he’s getting his beard on. John’s raising money to buy a sensory garden for one of our services in Hounslow. Grange Close […]

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Recognising everyone’s assets to build a better community Sep 26

Certitude held a conference at the KIA Oval, London on 23rd September focused on how community-based approaches can complement or even replace conventional methods for improving health and tackling health inequalities. Speaking to an audience of over 100 commissioners, councillors, like-minded organisations and people supported by Certitude, keynote speaker Cormac Russell, Managing Director of Nurture […]

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Sainsbury’s Partnership Launch Sep 04

Cakes and Chat on Balham High Road On Saturday 30th August we launched our brand new Charity of the Year partnership with Sainsbury’s in Balham. We had a pop-up stall in the front of the busy store on Balham High Road and spent the day distracting people from their weekly shop and talking to them about […]

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Ride London Report Sep 02

In the week leading up to Ride London, the weather forecast was looking increasingly worrying. The tale end of Hurricane Bertha was en route to Britain. If it came our  way, we could expect a day of ‘wild weather’ according to Michael Fish. I was hoping that Michael Fish would stick with his storm predicting tradition […]

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