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Extended Access in London – A GP Clinical Lead’s Story – Blog

8th January 2020

Dr Siân Howell, GP in Southwark and Clinical Lead for Access in the Transforming Primary Care Team at HLP talks about this initiative “About five years ago, on a miserable and wet evening and after a long day at work, I was sitting with Southwark GP colleagues in a crumbly NHS meeting room, thinking how […]

Citywide movement for mental health is helping Londoners to thrive

8th January 2020

More than 200,000 people took part in events and activities to improve mental health and tackle inequalities as part of the Thrive LDN movement in 2019. More than 35,000 Londoners have supported a citywide Zero Suicide London campaign by taking free, online suicide prevention training. 1,200 people participated in film-based outreach and events for Londoners […]

Have your say on Fast-Track Cities work to get London to zero HIV-related stigma

18th December 2019

Working together towards a stigma free city Despite all the advances in clinical care, we know that for people living with HIV life can be difficult because of stigma and discrimination. HIV stigma is often based on an outdated idea about HIV and compounded by discrimination of other characteristics such as gender, sexuality, race, sex […]

Digital First event sets out the next steps to connect primary care

17th December 2019

On 17 December over 100 NHS clinicians and colleagues attended a major event to provide an update on the progress of Digital First accelerators across London – the NHS programme that supports delivery of digital access to NHS services and helps patients and carers manage their health. Presentation slides here Organised by the Healthy London […]

HLP collaboration shortlisted for HSJ Award

17th December 2019

A collaborative project between Healthy London Partnership, Accenture and NHS Digital has been shortlisted for an award in the ‘Best Consultancy Partnership category in the HSJ Partnership Awards for their work with the social care sector – empowering a digitally connected workforce. Celebrating this achievement, Jane Sproat, Ageing Well Senior Improvement Manager (EHCH) said, “Working […]

Promoting positive mental health through music

17th December 2019

Music can play a valuable role in recovery from mental illness. It can stimulate emotional responses, develop creative, technical, social and vocational skills, confidence and self-esteem. Key Changes a London-based charity provides wellbeing and recovery services through music to young people. This December, Key Changes artists have come together to record a song that highlights […]

How to join the future NHS online Personalised Care Collaborative Network

12th December 2019

The Personalised Care Collaborative Network links partners across the health and care system to share learning, templates and experiences, as well as hosting discussion boards. It also contains reference materials and guidance to help implement personalised care locally, as well as videos to help you start delivering personalised care today. Contact if you would […]

Invitation to join the Peer Leadership Academy

12th December 2019

The Personalised Care Group is again inviting applications from people with lived experience of personalised approaches to health and social care to participate in the highly successful personal development programme. For the full flyer click here The Peer Leadership Academy is a personal development programme that aims to build people’s knowledge, skills and confidence so […]

Primary Care team host visit from Italian GPs keen to find out more about PCNs

12th December 2019

In November a group of clinicians from the Lombardy region of Italy visited London to see examples of developing Primary Care Networks and gain insights into contrasting models of delivery and patient deprivation. This followed a ‘virtual’ presentation given by Jonathan Sampson, HLP Senior Programme Manager (Workforce) Transforming Primary Care, on the Long Term Plan […]

Take part in the London Mental Health Dashboard survey

11th December 2019

The London Mental Health Transformation programme is encouraging those with an interest in mental health to participate in an online survey to inform the future direction of London’s Mental Health Dashboard. In 2016 the London Mental Health Transformation programme developed the London Mental Health Dashboard to act as a strategic planning tool for London, bringing […]