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  1. Long-term Conditions and Self-management

    A long term condition is an illness which cannot currently be cured, but can be controlled and managed by medication, other therapies, making healthier lifestyle choices and managing the condition yourself. High blood pressure is the most common long-term condition in Islington. This is followed…
  2. Lifestyle Services

    Levels of good and bad health are influenced by some of the choices we make, such as smoking, how physically active we are and whether we eat a healthy diet. Healthy lifestyle services support you to identify unhealthy behaviours and find the motivation to adopt…
  3. Dementia

    The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, Vascular Dementia or a series of strokes. Dementia is a progressive disease…
  4. Registering a Birth

    Legally you need to register a birth within 42 days at the Register Office in the area where the baby was born. Find out what you need to do to register your baby's birth in Islington.
  5. Worried about a child?

    If you are worried about a child, that they may be experiencing neglect or abuse, whether it is a family member or someone living nearby, phone 020 7527 7400 at any time. Alternatively, you could speak to a teacher, headteacher, health visitor, school nurse or GP.…
  6. Services for disabled children in Islington

    Islington's Disabled Children's Services are made up of teams of education, health and social care professionals working together to support disabled children and their families. You can find full details of the support services available for families with disabled children on Islington's SEND Local Offer directory.
  7. Paying for childcare

    The Family Information Service (FIS) provides information and advice about paying for childcare. You can phone the FIS on 020 7527 5959, or email Childcare Choices, provides a helpful summary of paying for childcare options, including Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare. Find out if you…
  8. Working with children

    Islington's Family Information Service (FIS) provides a jobs bulletin (available in downloads) every two weeks showing vacancies with nurseries, schools, and all children and young people's services.  If you would like to subscribe to the jobs bulletin, please email fis@islington.gov.uk including your phone number in the…
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