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Lord Darzi: “We need bold action to ensure that the NHS is fit for the 2020s”

19th June 2018

In a report published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham from Imperial’s Department of Surgery & Cancer, and Lord David Prior, Chair of UCL Hospital and former Conservative health minister, sets out a number of key reforms needed to maintain the health service. Highlights They call for improved access to […]

London’s Section 136 new model of care shortlisted for Healthcare Transformation awards

13th June 2018

Healthy London Partnership, in partnership with South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, is delighted to announce that London’s section 136 new model of care has been shortlisted for the Innovation in Mental Health Care award. Since 2015, Healthy London Partnership has worked in partnership with London’s health and care system to develop a […]

London children’s mental wellbeing comes to life with performance art and Thrive LDN

12th June 2018

Following on from the recent success of the Perfectly Norman storytelling sessions, Discover, in partnership with Thrive LDN and Healthy London Partnership, recently gave another two free performances designed to get parents and children talking about mental health. Over one day, the Discover storytelling crew performed at Islington Central and Stanmore libraries, bringing Perfectly Norman by […]

London team is shortlisted in UK’s top nursing awards

11th June 2018

Tracy Parr, Sara Nelson and the Children and Young People’s team at Healthy London Partnership London, have been announced as finalists in the 2018 RCNi Nurse Awards, the UK’s most prestigious nursing accolades. Following the awards’ highest ever number of nominations in its 31 year history, a panel of expert judges has whittled down over […]

Gardening with the RHS for good mental health

5th June 2018

Healthy London Partnership joined colleagues from NHS England to volunteer in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Feel Good Garden at Chelsea Flower Show between 22-26 May 2018. The Feel Good Garden was awarded worthy winner this year and recognised the NHS’s 70th birthday and the therapeutic benefits of gardening. The garden will be relocated to […]

Looking for the best talent in London

1st June 2018

Healthy London Partnership Director, Shaun Danielli, talks about how we are changing and why we need London’s best talent to help us make London the healthiest city in the world. We are changing. Not a lot, but enough for us to get excited about it. We have a strong track record of bringing people together […]

All Londoners have the right to a healthy mouth

31st May 2018

Poor access to dental services has a significant impact on the lives of people experiencing homelessness. Poor oral health commonly causes pain and suffering; dental pain can have a negative impact on mental and physical health and in some cases can cause people to use alcohol or drugs to control their pain. We have produced […]

#GIRLvsCANCER – surviving a run-in with breast cancer

17th May 2018

Lauren Mahon, 32, writes about her breast cancer diagnosis and the mental and emotional challenges faced on the path to recovery. When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 31 and barely any boobs I thought they were having a laugh. But they weren’t. And I did. I have a grade 3 cancerous tumour in […]