News archive 2003
Caribbean Health Focus, a directory of services in South East London20 Aug 2003, PR 59/03
A brand new resource for Caribbean patients and service providers in South East London has been published and is also available online.
The booklet, printed by King's College London’s Centre for Caribbean Health contains some basic information about how to use or access the health service and articles from specific contributors on health conditions relevant to the Caribbean community.
The comprehensive list of all voluntary and statutory organisations within South East London is to be widely distributed within the health authority and also contains information about national organisations.
Professor Roger Jones, Director of the Centre for Caribbean Health says: ‘We hope that this publication will be a real help to Caribbean people living in South London. One of the main aims of the Centre is to improve the health of the Caribbean population and we hope this booklet contributes to that by bringing together this useful information for the first time.’
The booklet is funded jointly by the Department of Health and SELSHA (South East London Strategic Health Authority. It was compiled by Una O’Rawe of the Centre for Caribbean Health. The information is also available at www.kcl.ac.uk/depsta/ccm/book.pdf or at www.selondon.nhs.uk
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