Boston Falls Prevention Event: 16th July 2024 + Diabetes Mobile Testing Van

“Falls Prevention” for Boston residents will be the theme of an upcoming free event organised by the Boston Primary Care Network and key partners across the NHS. The event will happen for one day only on Tuesday, 16th July 2024 from 10am – 3pm at Princess Royal Sports Arena (Great Fen Road, Wyberton, Boston, PE21 7PB).

Worried about falling or know or care for someone who is?

Staff and healthcare partners will be onsite to provide advice for:

  • Falls Prevention
  • Support following a fall
  • Physiotherapy advice
  • Advice on effective ways to manage your health
  • Free goody bag and refreshments provided.

The event will highlight the various healthcare services available to the public in the Boston area. Collectively, they will come together to show how they can support residents who are susceptible to falls.

Book your place

To book a place, please click on the link below or call 07785246430.

Do you know your risk of diabetes or your cholesterol level?

A mobile health checks screening bus will also be present. Find out more at about this walk-in health checks service. No appointment needed.

Dr. Zubair Alam, Clinical Director and GP partner at Swineshead Medical Group added “we are pleased to inform, educate and support the residents of Boston who are susceptible to falls or care for those who are vulnerable to this condition. This free event will highlight the various support services and advice available.”

Jodie Lindley, Director of Strategy and Partnerships (ICB) stated that Boston PCN are “passionate about empowering people to live well for longer and as such, educate our population to do this. Diabetes UK states that ‘Type 2 diabetes can be a very serious condition but there are many things you can do to reduce your risk of developing it such as achieving a healthy weight, getting more physically active and eating healthy food.’

For anyone who is looking to find out more information about type 2 diabetes or those who may be concerned they are at risk, please do pop down to the mobile testing van – it will be well worth a trip.”