Category Archives: Health

Letter to PM calling for action on diesel emissions scandal

As concerns grow about the damaging impact of air pollution on our health, QPARA has been meeting with other residents’ associations and community groups, mostly in south Brent, to look at ways of improving local air quality. This follows air pollution monitoring by QPARA along Salusbury Road last August and October, which showed average levels […]

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Woeful response on Brent’s air quality consultation – have your say now!

As of 20 March only 63 out of 350,000 people in Brent have responded to Brent’s consultation for its revised Air Quality Action Plan – apparently this is considered good!! We don’t think it is half good enough.   Air pollution, mostly from diesel emissions, is killing an estimated 9,400 people in London annually while 800 schools are […]

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Hear about latest proposed NHS change at Kilburn PPG meeting

The NHS is about to have another big change. The Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for NW London will alter NHS and social services in the community whilst closing hospitals. Brent Council is working with Brent Clinical Commissioning Group on the Plans. Hear the latest development s from Cllr Krupesh Hirani, Chair of Brent Council’s […]

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Race and Mental Health: Are black communities getting a fair deal? BPV and Mind public meeting, 19 April.

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Brent and Kilburn Times publicises cleaner buses petition: last chance to sign

http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/environment/petition_launched_for_cleaner_buses_in_kensal_rise_as_air_has_illegally_high_levels_of_no2_1_4283188 A timely reminder that the petition closes on 4th November, so there is only one week left to sign.

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Know your PPGs from your CCGs? See our Health Action Group update – Clinical Commissioning two years on

In Queen’s Park we are in the Kilburn Locality. The s chaired by Robin Sharp. Robin Sharp, QPARA lead on Health and Chair of the  Kilburn Patient Participation Group (PPG) has written a very clear and comprehensive update on Clinical Commissioning for our website. www.qpark.org.uk/action-groups/health/ The next Kilburn Locality PPG is on Tuesday 21 July at 6.30pm at […]

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