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A partnership approach to dealing with female genital mutilation in London

15th February 2019

As part of last year’s London Health Board conference, Healthy London Partnership travelled around the capital to met up with teams across health and social care who are breaking down barriers to deliver the best possible services for Londoners. Watch our feature length film with the team involved with bringing Whipps Cross Hospital’s female genital […]

Digital Health Passport selected as part of NHS login pilot

13th February 2019

Healthy London Partnership’s Digital Health Passport, produced by in partnership with Tiny Medical Apps, has been selected by NHS Digital as a partner to pilot NHS login. As set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS login has potential to provide a simple, safe and secure way for individuals to prove who they are […]

It’s Time to Talk Day 2019: Thursday 7 February

7th February 2019

Dr Richard Graham, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Lead for Good Thinking, explains how the journey from listening to talking can be very personal – and that’s OK They say it’s good to talk, and in our age of ‘chat’ and social media we might have dropped the ball on that. But on Time to Talk […]

Social prescribing outlined as key component to making personalised care the norm

6th February 2019

For many years the NHS has talked about the need to shift towards a more personalised approach to health and care. A one-size-fits-all health and care system simply cannot meet the increasing complexity of people’s needs and expectations. The NHS Long Term Plan is clear the time has come to give people the same choice […]

Improving the quality and consistency of care for people in mental health crisis

5th February 2019

Martina Dalton, Project Manager for Mental Health Crisis Care, reflects on the on-going work Healthy London Partnership with South London and Maudsley (SLaM) NHS Foundation Trust have been doing with London’s police forces and ambulance service to improve the care for people in mental health crisis. She writes here about a recent visit to SLaM’s […]

Children’s Mental Health Week 2019: NHS Go

1st February 2019

NHS Go – going beyond the mixed messages by Megan White, aged 20 Sometimes the health information out there is overwhelming. Our health is so important and when we have worries all the mixed messages can make it really scary. ‘Googling’ an illness or finding out where to ask for help doesn’t always make things […]

New perspectives on patient care

1st February 2019

Involving cancer patients in improving rehabilitation services The Transforming Cancer Services Team has developed service improvement tools for cancer rehabilitation, as part of a project funded by Macmillan Cancer Support. David Jillings, Trustee of the Pelvic Radiation Disease Association, and Karen Turner, Oncology Therapy Service Lead & Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation […]

City and Hackney’s practice manager training programme

30th January 2019

by Dr Mary Clarke CBE, Director of Workforce, City and Hackney GP Confederation Practice manager burn-out is a recognised problem in primary care and one that is discussed widely on various forums and networks. In a 2013 Pulse survey of 471 practice managers, two-thirds were considering a new career and the vast majority surveyed were feeling demotivated, and […]

[VIDEO] The NHS Long Term Plan to tackle major conditions and save up to half a million lives

7th January 2019

The NHS Long Term Plan, published today, will save almost half a million more lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments including genomic tests for every child with cancer. Partnership working across London Responding to the announcement, Shaun Danielli, Healthy London Partnership Director, said: “The NHS Long […]

How Are You?

21st December 2018

New Year is the perfect time to make some changes. Take some time for yourself and try the free #HowAreYou health quiz to get your personalised score, free health tips and advice.