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Call for teenagers with asthma to co-design NHS app

4th March 2020

Today [Wednesday 4 March, 2020], the Digital Health Passport, a personal health record that enables young people to take control of their health by creating asthma action plans, tracking symptoms and accessing NHS support, is calling on 14-25 years olds living with asthma in east London, to help develop the app which is due to […]

Hospital Use and Cancer Treatment at the End of Life, for People Dying due to Cancer

3rd March 2020

An important component of good personalised care is to ensure that advance-planning and coordination of care at the end of life occurs as a shared decision-making process between an individual and their care providers. The NHS Long Term Plan aims to improve personalised care at the end of life (EoL), reducing emergency admissions and enabling […]

New eating disorders guidelines launched for educational professionals

2nd March 2020

To coincide with Eating Disorders Awareness Week (2-8 March 2020), Healthy London Partnership, has launched guidelines – in partnership with Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity – for educational professionals about helping children and young people with eating disorders to seek treatment. These guidelines are being dispatched to schools and colleges across London to increase […]

Good Thinking shortlisted for the 2020 BMJ Awards

24th February 2020

We are delighted to announce that Good Thinking has been shortlisted for the Mental Health Team category at this year’s BMJ Awards. Good Thinking is a unique digital wellbeing service designed to support Londoners who are looking for personalised new ways to improve how they feel every day. It offers safe, proactive, early intervention tools […]

£60,000 of grant funds available to improve the mental health and wellbeing of people in Southwark and Merton

24th February 2020

Over the past year, Healthy London Partnership (HLP) has been working in collaboration with three London boroughs (Camden, Merton and Southwark) to design and test new integrated service models for mental health, musculoskeletal pain and employment support. In London, musculoskeletal disorders and mental health problems are the most common conditions that influence people’s ability to […]

Guidelines for primary care professionals on referring children and young people with eating disorders endorsed

24th February 2020

In partnership with Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, we have produced guidelines for primary care professionals about treating children and young people with eating disorders. Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions. There are many common eating disorders and it is vital that children and young people with eating disorders and their families and […]

Child Death Review Programme resource shortlisted for the 2020 PEN Awards

24th February 2020

Healthy London Partnership is delighted to announce that Gathering Feedback from Families and Carers when a Child or Young Person Dies has been shortlisted for the category Using Insight for Improvement at this year’s PEN National Awards. Collecting feedback on the care provided to bereaved families and carers following the death of a child or […]

Good Thinking launch animation to showcase the patient journey

19th February 2020

Good Thinking has launched a new animated video drawing on the patient journey of looking for new ways to help improve mental wellbeing and what to do if someone is affected by mental health. The animation produced by NEL Design Solutions will raise further awareness about Good Thinking and how to seek help and advice […]

Successful Perinatal Mental Health conference held for sixth consecutive year

10th February 2020

The London Perinatal Mental Health Networks held their sixth annual conference on 6th February 2020 at the Royal College of Psychiatrists bringing together over 173 guests including, lived experience experts, midwives, student midwives, psychiatrists, pharmacists, nurses and other health professionals from across the region. The conference theme ‘Making a difference – the impact of change’ […]

London is Open – Good Thinking supports European Londoners through Brexit

10th February 2020

The Mayor of London has been determined to do everything he can to support European Londoners through the Brexit process. The UK may have left the EU on Friday 31 January, but London will remain a global European city and open to the world. On Brexit day, the Mayor welcomed European Londoners and their families […]