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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 […]

Checking in: Voices of young people during lockdown

28th May 2020

Healthy London Partnership, Partnership for Young London, and Tik Tok have been collaborating on a project to run a bi-weekly listening project with young people aged 14-24 in and around London to better understand their experience of Covid-19. This report is part of an ongoing research programme into how young people are getting on during […]

Fast-Track Cities April 2020 update

29th April 2020

Fast-Track Cities improvement projects Given this is such a challenging time for people and organisations, it has been fantastic to see so much creativity happening. We’ve seen how charities, clinicians and our statutory partners are continuing to support people living with HIV and carry on their vital services. The improvement community is made up of […]

Fast-Track Cities message from the Chairs 1 April 2020

1st April 2020

A message from the Co-Chairs of Fast-Track Cities London This is a challenging time for people and organisations all around London. It’s inspirational to see how people have come together to support all Londoners and particularly people living with HIV. Health transformation work across London is largely being paused, to make sure the maximum number […]

Integrated Care in Action Week, 9-15 March

9th March 2020

This Integrated Care in Action week [9-15 March 2020] will be a week dedicated to showcasing the best practice and learning as health and care systems work towards becoming integrated care systems. The NHS Long Term Plan requires Integrated Care Systems to be in place by April 2021. The London Mental Health in Integrated Care […]

New community grants available for Londoners experiencing the greatest levels of discrimination

21st January 2020

A new grants scheme has been launched to help support the mental health and wellbeing of Londoners who are experiencing higher levels of unfair treatment and discrimination. The Right to Thrive grants scheme aims to make additional support available to communities and groups who are particularly vulnerable to experiencing poor mental health. The grants scheme was launched […]

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, […]