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New programme launched for armed forces personnel seriously wounded in conflict

2nd May 2019

The Armed Forces personnel in transition, Integrated Personal Commissioning for Veterans Framework (IPC4V) is a new personalised care approach for the small number of Armed Forces personnel who have complex and enduring physical, neurological and mental health conditions that are attributable to injury whilst in Service. Developed by NHS England with the Ministry of Defence […]

Over 100 instructors trained in Thrive LDN Youth MHFA in London Schools programme

29th March 2019

Over 100 Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England instructors have now been trained as part of the first stage of the Thrive LDN Youth MHFA in London Schools programme, in partnership with MHFA England. This has more than doubled the number of Youth MHFA instructors in London. Launched in August 2018, the ground-breaking programme […]

London’s one-stop-shop for current and reliable data on mental health services

29th March 2019

  Developed by Healthy London Partnership in collaboration with NHS Benchmarking, the London Mental Health Dashboard makes a wide range of London’s mental health data publicly accessible in one place. Zoë Morris, programme manager at NHS Benchmarking Network, reflects on the development and journey of the dashboard to date. “Launched in October 2016, the London […]

#WorldSleepDay: Londoners get free access to NHS-approved digital medicine for a better night’s sleep

15th March 2019

Over 8m Londoners now have instant online access to clinically-proven digital medicines for wellbeing, including free access to pioneering resources including Sleepio and Be Mindful – as part of London’s digital wellbeing service, Good Thinking. The move follows successful pilots with staff at large London employers including Imperial College London, Guys & St Thomas’ NHS […]

Services for perinatal mental health problems are now available across all of London

28th February 2019

Expectant and new mums across London set to benefit by £6m extra investment in mental health care Becoming a mum can be one of the most exciting and daunting experiences in a women’s life. The time between conceiving a baby until the baby’s first birthday, known as the perinatal period, is one often filled with […]

A partnership approach to dealing with female genital mutilation in London

15th February 2019

As part of last year’s London Health Board conference, Healthy London Partnership travelled around the capital to met up with teams across health and social care who are breaking down barriers to deliver the best possible services for Londoners. Watch our short film with the team involved with bringing Whipps Cross Hospital’s female genital mutilation […]

Digital Health Passport selected as part of NHS login pilot

13th February 2019

Healthy London Partnership’s Digital Health Passport, produced by in partnership with Tiny Medical Apps, has been selected by NHS Digital as a partner to pilot NHS login. As set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS login has potential to provide a simple, safe and secure way for individuals to prove who they are […]

Social prescribing outlined as key component to making personalised care the norm

6th February 2019

For many years the NHS has talked about the need to shift towards a more personalised approach to health and care. A one-size-fits-all health and care system simply cannot meet the increasing complexity of people’s needs and expectations. The NHS Long Term Plan is clear the time has come to give people the same choice […]

[VIDEO] The NHS Long Term Plan to tackle major conditions and save up to half a million lives

7th January 2019

The NHS Long Term Plan, published today, will save almost half a million more lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments including genomic tests for every child with cancer. Partnership working across London Responding to the announcement, Shaun Danielli, Healthy London Partnership Director, said: “The NHS Long […]