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Fast-Track Cities April 2020 update

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 HIV stigma is often based on an outdated idea about HIV and compounded by discrimination of other characteristics such as gender, sexuality, race, […]

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 […]

We must not overlook the physical health of those with mental illness

10th October 2019

Dr. Ofra Koffman, Senior Project Manager, Healthy London Partnership Those with a severe mental illness suffer poor physical health compared with those without these illnesses and are likely to die younger as a result. More than 100,000 Londoners are living with a severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Current statistics suggest that […]

The health and care vision for London

27th September 2019

We have a shared ambition to make London the world’s healthiest global city, and the best global city in which to receive health and care services. We know we need to work together across public services and wider society, both to make the most of opportunities for good health and tackle issues that cause poor […]