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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 HIV stigma is often based on an outdated idea about HIV and compounded by discrimination of other characteristics such as gender, sexuality, race, sex […]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 […]

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 england.personalisedcaredemonstrator@nhs.net if you would […]

Case study: Addressing a long-standing shortage of GPs across three London boroughs

25th November 2019

Recruitment and retention of GPs is a key focus for the Workforce programme in Healthy London Partnership’s Transforming Primary Care team. Along with many other parts of London and the country as a whole, attracting and keeping GPs has been a major issue of concern in three boroughs in London; Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and […]

Social prescribing: new national academy set up

14th November 2019

Social prescribing involves helping patients to improve their health, wellbeing and social welfare by connecting them to community services. This can include activities such as art and singing classes. The National Academy for Social Prescribing will work to: standardise the quality and range of social prescribing available to patients across the country increase awareness of […]

Resources to promote outcome measures in Mental Health launched

15th October 2019

The Mental Health Transformation Team are delighted to launch resources on HoNOS and DIALOG, designed to promote the use of patient outcome measures in Mental Health. Measuring outcome measures provides a way for patients, clinicians and the health and care systems to understand the impact of the care provided. Outcome measures can be used to […]

Young Londoners takeover City Hall for a World Mental Health Day Festival

10th October 2019

London’s citywide movement to improve mental health and wellbeing, Thrive LDN, has worked in partnership with the Mayor of London’s Peer Outreach Team to takeover City Hall for an all-day young Londoner-led festival to mark World Mental Health Day (WMHD) 2019.   The festival, which took place throughout the public spaces of City Hall on […]