Please note that this website is no longer being updated. For information on local health services please go to the NHS Choices website www.nhs.uk. Tower Hamlets PCT is now part of a cluster of primary care trusts called NHS North East London and the City and the website address is www.elc.nhs.uk
NHS Tower Hamlets not only treats people who are unwell but we also work with local residents, the council and community organisations to help you live a healthier lifestyle.
Some conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancers and lung diseases, are more common in our borough than in other parts of London.
The risk of developing these diseases is partly dependent on how successful you are at:
keeping your blood pressure down,
maintaining a healthy weight,
This part of our website provides advice, information and links to further sources of support, to help you enjoy life and look after your health.