August 2016 Clean-up

Our August Community Clean-up will take place on Saturday 6th August 2016 at 11:00am.  Meeting point is Pollokshields Library

Please find the poster below with Clean-up dates for 2016



Mind Matters

Mind Matters: A Mental Health Awareness Seminar

1 in 4 people will suffer from some form of mental health in any given year.

Break the silence break th stigma

Not all pain is physical and not all wounds are visible

Life with Mental Health Illness

Mental illness doesn’t discriminate by your background or race, but access to care might

Don’t delay, Act TODAY

Don’t delay Act before it’s too late

If you or someone in your family or someone you know have mental health problem then this event is for you or if none of the above still do come along to find out more about Mental Health as 1 in 4 people will suffer from some form of mental health in any given year.

Date: Wednesday 13th July at 6.00pm
Venue: Pollokshields Community Centre, 15 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow, G41 2NP

Dr Aman Durrani (Consultant Adult and Perinatal Psychiatrist)
Dr Kashif Ali (General Practitioner)
Alia Gilani (Health Inequalities Pharmacist)



Managing Your Diabetes 

On 11th May Understanding Diabetes Event was held in Pollokshields Community Centre.  The event was presented in Collaboration with South Asian Health Foundation.  The event was opened by Ambreen Azam Community Pharmacist.

Dr David McGrane who is Diabetes Consultant in Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.  He discussed how South Asian Communities are more prone to Diabetes.  He also spoke on the importance of Exercise.  He added that before he came to this event he jogged for 30 minutes and he stressed all of us must exercise.

Dr Kashif Ali who is General Practitioner in one of the Health Centres in Glasgow shared his experience as a General Practitioner and gave advice how to cook healthy food at a reasonable cost.

We were also joined by Allama Shabir Rabbani Sahib who is an Imam at a local Mosque who spoke about Diabetes, Ramadhan and Islamic Perspective.

There was Question and Answer opportunity for delegates. The delegates asked if there is a possibility of arranging Healthy Cookery Classes for the community.  TThe event was concluded with refreshments