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Our GP garden communities provide a space and a reason for people to socialise, learn and grow food together. People who participate are improving their own health and wellbeing.
This results in people feeling less isolated and better in themselves and, as GPs are now reporting, they don't require so many appointments.
“The Lambeth GP Food Co-op shows the power of co-operation and collaboration, and the kindness and shared purpose that is at the heart of the NHS.”
Dr Phil Hammond, GP and broadcaster
“As a person with depression and anxiety problems, I find the project a good way to meet people and combat a sense of isolation I often feel. It has also motivated me to utilise my balcony space to grow food and has also reignited my love of cooking....”
Simone lives alone. She has lived in Lambeth all her life, bringing up three children whilst holding down a job at the local hospital. Her children have moved out of London, and most days they phone her but sometimes they forget. Simone gets by, but the diabetes is a bother and it's getting her down...
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We need your money to help us to continue our work in 2018.
Please help us keep the Lambeth GP Food Co-op alive and thriving and enable us to build on the hard work, dedication and commitment of patients, volunteers, surgery staff and doctors and nurses.
You can donate with a card or Paypal. All donations large or small will be gratefully accepted.
Every penny we receive will be spent on the work of the Lambeth GP Food Co-op, which is a non profit organisation.
61 Crown Dale, Upper Norwood, SE19 3NY
To be confirmed
Dr Nico Scaravilli or Sheila Ryan, Practice Manager on 0208 761 6259
115 Norwood Road, SE24 9AE
Grantham Road, Stockwell, London SW9 9DL
Wednesdays 10.00am – 12.00pm
Luz Franco or talk to the practice manager.
99 Coldharbour Lane, London SE5 9ES
Garden at Jennie Lee House, King's College Hospital, de Crespigny Road, London SE5 8AD
Carine Ndive on 0207 274 4507 or Dr David Wickstead
72 Clarence Avenue, Clapham, SW4 8JP
Rebecca Macnair or talk to the Practice Manager
2-8 Gracefield Gardens, SW16 2ST
Inside main foyer
Tuesdays 10am to 11am
Grantham Road, Stockwell, London SW9 9DL
Dr Mohah Sharaf on 0207 733 6191
Jennie Lee Garden, De Crespigny Park Road, SE5 9RS
Wednesdays 10.30am – 12.30pm
Carine Ndive on 0207 274 4507 or firstname.lastname@example.org
5 Lambeth Walk, London, SE11 6SP
Tuesdays 14.00am – 16.00pm
Email Dr Rajiv Mitra at email@example.com
Tweets by @GPFoodCoop
Dr Michael Hooper is a South London GP and a vegan. He will be giving the first in a series of talks at Katakata organised in partnership with Lambeth GP Food Coop and Brixton Hill Surgery.
12-1pm Saturday 1st December at Katakata, 132a Brixton Hill, London, SW2 1RS
Our new recipe book packed with fabulous recipes written by Lambeth patients and GP's and supporters.
Makes a great Christmas present for family and friends and it's only £7.00. I can't believe it's so cheap!!
Available from firstname.lastname@example.org and discerning GP surgeries.
Please buy a copy and support your local co-op.
Posted at 16:30 on 20/11/2018
Please Note: we will be also holding stalls in December to sell the recipe book.
My Name is Carine Ndive and I am a receptionist at The Corner Surgery in Coldharbour Lane and the link person for the Lambeth GP Food Co-op, which has been fun, interesting and a profound learning experience for me. You can read about my experiences here.
Here Robbie Puddick, talks about our special affiliation with ICS Health and Wellbeing, providers of the NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme.
Posted at 11:42 on 10/09/2018
The next Lambeth GP Food Co-op market stall will be held on Thursday 27 September 2018 at Kings College Hospital. We will be in the Wellbeing staff restaurant between 12-2pm.
Thanks to Medirest and the patients (people who are members of the Food Coop) and the Corner Surgery staff who run the stall.
Posted at 13:45 on 04/12/2017
Monthly Produce Stall at King’s College Hospital, Thursday 26th October from 12 – 2pm at the Wellspring Restaurant, Hambleden Wing, King’s College Hospital.
In partnership with Medirest, the Lambeth GP Food Co-op run a stall on the last Thursday of each month at King’s College Hospital to sell the produce grown by patients at our food growing sites.
Posted at 17:56 on 04/10/2017
Next event: On Thursday 5 October we will be holding our annual general meeting. With advance notice, anyone with an interest in the Lambeth GP Food Coop is welcome to attend. Email email@example.com for more information.
In other news: Autumn is here and the last harvest has taken place but there's still a lot growing in the gardens. The leeks, parsnips, brussell sprouts etc are flourishing at the Lambeth Walk Practice.
Posted at 16:56 on 04/10/2017
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org