Vitamin D for residents aged 65+

Eligibility

BSL RETINA Support

Who is this offer for?

Newham residents aged 65 or over. This is because it can be harder for people aged 65 and over to get enough vitamin D.

Why is the council running this offer?

To help residents stay healthy this winter.

How long is this offer for?

Six months, from early November 2021 until spring 2022. These are the months when it is hardest to get enough vitamin D.

Where can I get supplements after the offer ends?

You can buy vitamin D supplements in pharmacies, large supermarkets and online. Doctors do not prescribe this type of vitamin D supplement.

Where can I find out more?

Speak to a member of staff at the place where you collected the supplements or at a Newham library.