Interactive Health Awareness Day to help improve wellbeing of Oldham residents

A FREE interactive event to help improve the public’s health and wellbeing is being hosted at Oldham Library for local residents on Saturday, October 3.

Oldham Council is teaming up with Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group, and the Sri Sathya Sai Service Organisation UK to put on the Health Awareness Day.

Mayor of Oldham, Councillor Ateeque Ur-Rehman, will officially open the day, which will help detect and raise awareness of health conditions.

Visitors will be entitled to free health checks by professionals including; blood pressure checks, eye checks, diabetes risk assessment, dental/oral hygiene advice, body mass index, plus GP and pharmacy advice.

A range of complementary therapies will also be on offer from massage to Reiki and homeopathy to lifestyle evaluation.

Throughout the day there will be lots of short workshops and talks on a variety of health topics.

Children can also enjoy a number of activities, including Small Duck Entertainment’s performance of The Tale of the Lost Teeth, which highlights the importance to young people the importance of dental care.

Drop-in at Oldham’s Health Awareness Day between 10am to 3.30pm at Oldham Library and Lifelong Learning Centre, Cultural Quarter, Greaves Street, Oldham, OL1 1AL.

For more information visit www.hadoldham.org.uk. You can also call 0161 770 8011 or email: hadoldham@gmail.com for further information.

 

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