Providers, organisations and services

Health Matters

Welcome to Livewell Southend (previously known as the SHIP website).

We are still working on our content and would love to hear your feedback.

This category is full of details of local health-related services. We have also included information on health-related subjects, which may help you to understand your situation better and manage your condition more effectively.

You will find information about staying well, mentally and physically.

We have included

  • content from NHS Choices,
  • details of local services,
  • fitness clubs
  • social and support groups.

Talk to your GP if you are worried about your physical health, mental health or a specific condition. Alternatively, you can call the NHS non-emergency enquiry number, 111. 

We also have information about mental health. Whether you are trying to live with a mental illness or helping someone else to do so. We also have information about some of the more common mental health conditions, and where to find support locally.

We have a Living Well page, which includes information on

  • Exercise
  • Nutrition 
  • Stop Smoking campaigns

Information and support around Substance Misuse can be found by clicking the link provided.