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The top five causes of premature death

Thousands of people in England could avoid an early death from one of the five most common killers: cancer heart disease stroke lung disease liver disease A child born today should expect to live a longer, healthier life than ever before. Yet, a Government report, Living Well for…

Top sources of added sugar in our diet

From cola, chocolate and ketchup to beer, yoghurt and soup, find out where most of the added sugar in our diet lurks. "Added sugar", such as table sugar, honey and syrups, should not make up more than 5% of the total energy we get from food and drink each…

Training & Consultation sessions for Professionals & services to support Families

his section provides practitioners with access to a range of CPD courses provided by Havering Education Services. There is also information about drop in's and consultation sessions for professionals in Havering to book on to.

Transition to Secondary School

Welcome to Havering’s Transition to Secondary School page, During Week commencing 26th July there will be information released daily on the following topics to help you and your child with this process. We also have an E-Book below with information and advice too. Special Educational…

Transitions, plans and assessments

Preparation for adulthood is also known as transition. This is the time it takes to make a change from one place, or stage of life, to the next – from childhood to adulthood.  For young people, this time often involves changes to some of the…

Transport

TRAVEL UPDATE 28.03.2022 You can now apply for home to school travel assistance for the 2022/23 academic year. Students who currently receive Havering travel assistance and have had no significant changes in their circumstances can complete the renewal form. Significant changes include things such as:…

Travel health checklist

What to pack to stay safe and healthy abroad, including first aid essentials. Basic travel health kit The exact contents of your travel kit will depend on your travel plans. A basic kit can include: First aid kit A basic first aid kit includes: antiseptic painkillers wound-cleaning…

Travel illnesses and vaccinations

Get the right travel vaccinations and follow the advice below to reduce your risk of common infectious diseases.   Water and food safety  Insect bites  Travellers' diarrhoea  Malaria  Dengue  HIV and STIs  Hepatitis A  Hepatitis B  Typhoid  Yellow fever  Rabies Meningitis  Travel health experts advise preparing for…

Travel insurance

By taking out travel insurance and getting a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), you can avoid huge medical bills if you have an emergency during your trip. Healthcare is free at the point of delivery in the UK, but don't assume it's the same abroad. You will…

Travelling in pregnancy

With the proper precautions, and armed with information on when to travel, vaccinations and travel insurance, most women can travel safely well into their pregnancy. Wherever you go, find out what healthcare facilities are at your destination in case you require urgent medical attention. It's…
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