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New funding and support programme for London’s Social Prescribing Innovators

26th September 2022

Healthy London Partnership is launching a new pilot programme to support London’s Social Prescribing Link Workers to improve the delivery of social prescribing services in primary care. Successful applicants will receive up to £10,000 in grant funding and six months of dedicated support to tackle a challenge they face through the delivery of a specific […]

A day in the life of Ollalo House and the UCLH Find & Treat team

15th August 2022

Earlier this year, on the Homeless Health (HH) team, we were given the opportunity to visit two award winning health and care services aimed at supporting individuals experiencing homelessness. Here is how we got on and what we learned during the visit. We spent the morning learning about the incredible support that is offered at […]

South Asian queer men invited to share their views on inclusivity at brunch event

28th July 2022

On Saturday 6 August 2022, PrEPster, a voluntary group of London-based HIV activists, will be hosting a free brunch, provided by Love Tank CIC (Community Interest Group) at The Glass House in Bethnal Green to find out more about what South Asian queer men need to thrive and survive in a safe space. The event […]

Remembering Glyn Cridland

16th June 2022

Digital Communications Lead for Thrive LDN, passed away on 27 May, after collapsing due to an undiagnosed heart condition the previous Thursday. He was surrounded by his closest friends and died peacefully. A tragic loss of a wonderful person – Glyn was a much-loved and very highly valued member of the Thrive LDN team, as […]

Navigating homelessness and loneliness day to day

by Dr Jenny Drife, Consultant Psychiatrist, START Community Mental Health Outreach Team , 13th May 2022

In this homeless health blog, Dr Jenny Drife shares reflections and thought-provoking insights on links between homelessness and loneliness for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek 2022. Jenny is a member of the START Community Mental Health Team for people sleeping rough in Southwark, Lambeth and Croydon.

Homeless Health workstream update: drug and alcohol – April 2022

28th April 2022

The bespoke Pan-London Substance Misuse Programme for people who sleep rough, are in hostel accommodation, or at risk of return to the street, offers people currently sleeping rough a potentially life-saving opportunity to access valuable substance misuse treatment and recovery services that have been designed to meet their needs and vulnerabilities. The programme aims to maximise and maintain […]

Homeless Health workstream update: mental health – April 2022

28th April 2022

The London Homeless Mental Health Steering Group was convened in September 2021. The group is chaired by Sharon Spain, Director of Nursing and Quality SWLSTG. The group aims to provide systems leadership in relation to the development and delivery of a mental health action plan and opportunities to optimise the impact of the NHS Long […]

Homeless Health workstream update: out-of-hospital care – April 2022

28th April 2022

Healthy London Partnership (HLP)  secured funding from the Shared Outcomes Fund to help transform a pan-London approach to the out-of-hospital intermediate care, social care and recovery pathway for the homeless population across London. The funding has been used to assemble a project team to scope and deliver this project. Recent work has included: Developing and […]