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A Black history of HIV in London – stories from Londoners

15th October 2020

Fast-Track Cities London and One Voice Network  are marking Black History Month 2020 by documenting the stories, work and opinions of Black people living with HIV in London and the people and organisations supporting them. Black people in London are disproportionately affected by poor sexual health Of all heterosexual people diagnosed with HIV in 2018, […]

Young Londoners at the forefront of Thrive LDN festival for World Mental Health Day 2020

11th October 2020

 Young Londoners were at the forefront of a virtual festival hosted by the Mayor of London’s Peer Outreach Team and Thrive LDN to mark World Mental Health Day 2020. The virtual World Mental Health Day Festival programme was designed to support young people build resilience and promote positive wellbeing. The festival also aligned and coincides with […]

Working together to end HIV stigma in London

9th September 2020

Following a pause of the Fast-Track Cities London stigma subgroup, we’ve now reconvened so we can review the plans we developed together with the HIV community and sector to end stigma in London. Back in January and February we heard from over 100 people and agencies about what London should do to end the stigma around HIV. […]

Fast-Track Cities September 2020 update

9th September 2020

Watch our videos All our past videos and webinars can be found on the Healthy London Partnership You Tube channel on our Fast-Track Cities playlist here. Read about and watch previous webinars here.   Working together to end stigma Following a pause of the Fast-Track Cities London stigma subgroup, we’ve now reconvened so we can review […]

Fast-Track Cities August 2020 update

27th August 2020

Watch the latest webinar Over 150 people joined us live last Tuesday for the second Fast-Track Cities London webinar. This time it was on on COVID-19, inequalities and BAME communities: implications for HIV prevention. It was presented by Professor Kevin Fenton, our Co-Chair and London’s Regional Director for Public Health England. Read more about it […]

Managing health and wellbeing during COVID-19 – Good Thinking shares insights report

19th August 2020

Good Thinking, London’s digital mental wellbeing service, has published its first COVID-19 Insights Report. The report includes information about how people are using the website, and how this has changed through COVID-19. It also includes key insights from an ongoing research programme that Good Thinking has been working on with Partnership for Young London and […]

Thrive LDN awards £170,000 to inspiring community projects supporting Londoners experiencing the greatest levels of discrimination

10th July 2020

A new Right to Thrive grants scheme has today (Friday, 10 July 2020) awarded more than £170,000 to 24 community and grassroots projects across London to help support the mental health and wellbeing of those who are experiencing higher levels of unfair treatment and discrimination. The projects range from supporting mental health outcomes for refugees, […]

Fast-Track Cities June 2020 update

30th June 2020

Black lives matter As protests against racial injustice continue across the world, we’d like to make clear that the Fast-Track Cities London team stands firmly in solidarity with the Black community and the essential movement towards true equality, cooperation, respect, and inclusion. We believe our greatest strength is in standing together. We refuse racism, hatred […]

HIV testing for people who are homeless

9th June 2020

What happened? The COVID-19 pandemic has meant London has been working together to bring many people who experience homelessness into hotels across the city, so they can stay safe. This presented an opportunity to test many of these people for HIV and some other sexually transmitted diseases. Fast-Track Cities London has supported the Find and Treat homeless […]