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New funding and support programme for London’s Social Prescribing Innovators

26th September 2022

Healthy London Partnership is launching a new pilot programme to support London’s Social Prescribing Link Workers to improve the delivery of social prescribing services in primary care. Successful applicants will receive up to £10,000 in grant funding and six months of dedicated support to tackle a challenge they face through the delivery of a specific […]

South Asian queer men invited to share their views on inclusivity at brunch event

28th July 2022

On Saturday 6 August 2022, PrEPster, a voluntary group of London-based HIV activists, will be hosting a free brunch, provided by Love Tank CIC (Community Interest Group) at The Glass House in Bethnal Green to find out more about what South Asian queer men need to thrive and survive in a safe space. The event […]

Remembering Glyn Cridland

16th June 2022

Digital Communications Lead for Thrive LDN, passed away on 27 May, after collapsing due to an undiagnosed heart condition the previous Thursday. He was surrounded by his closest friends and died peacefully. A tragic loss of a wonderful person – Glyn was a much-loved and very highly valued member of the Thrive LDN team, as […]

Good Thinking workshops: the impact of digital inclusion on community health outcomes

15th October 2021

This autumn, London’s digital wellbeing service, Good Thinking, is running a series of online workshops to explore the impact of digital exclusion on health inequalities and the risks of connecting vulnerable or reluctant individuals to the digital world. Leading experts in online harm, digital inequalities, digital health and the digital transformation of health services will present […]

World Homeless Day – 10 October 2021

6th October 2021

The purpose of World Homeless Day is to draw attention to the needs of people who experience homelessness locally, and to provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness. The campaign aims to educate people about homeless issues, celebrate and support good practice happening locally, and highlight local issues. To mark […]

NHS wellbeing webinars return for a new series

23rd March 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on our wellbeing, with many people feeling anxious about its impact on them and their loved ones. Many also have concerns about coming out of lockdown and the future. As we pass the milestone of one year since the first lockdown, Thrive LDN and partners are launching […]

Those hardest hit before the Covid crisis have been disproportionately affected, says new report from Toynbee Hall and Thrive LDN

18th March 2021

As we approach the first anniversary of the first national lockdown, there is growing evidence that the pandemic has widened pre-existing inequalities. The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has not affected everybody equally, says a new report from Toynbee Hall and Thrive LDN. Pandemic Stories Publishing early findings today, Pandemic Stories -a peer-to-peer research report by Toynbee Hall with […]

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. […]