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Connecting, Collaborating, Reciprocating – Journeys in the Asthma System

16th September 2019

by Tom Holliday, Paediatric Registrar & Darzi 10 Fellow I never saw myself working in paediatric asthma. As a paediatric registrar working in secondary care, my experience of asthma was as an acute condition. Every winter large numbers of young people would flood into A&E and I would help by treating their acute attack. Either […]

Health Innovation Network publish SIM South London end of year report

12th September 2019

One year on since the first SIM service user joined the programme the Health Innovation Network (HIN) has published the SIM South London End of Year Report. SIM is an innovative mental health transformation programme that provides support to people with serious mental illness that are also high intensity users of public services. SIM is […]

Launch of ‘Excellence in Supporting Healthcare’ Certificate e-learning course

10th September 2019

Excellence in Supporting Healthcare’ Certificate (ILM accredited) will enable non-clinical staff to better support clinicians in improving care in a changing healthcare environment. Our Healthier South East London STP is delighted to announce the launch of the first e-learning course of its kind, offering a comprehensive and accredited training programme for our non-clinical workforce. The […]

#AskAboutAsthma campaign launches to improve lives for asthma sufferers

9th September 2019

For the third year running, Healthy London Partnership and NHS England (London region), supported by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, are running a campaign #AskAboutAsthma from the 16-22 September, to help improve the lives of those living with asthma in the capital. An estimated 200,000 people in the UK have severe asthma, this is […]

Extended Access in London – A GP Clinical Lead’s Story – Blog

8th September 2019

Dr Siân Howell, GP in Southwark and Clinical Lead for Access in the Transforming Primary Care Team at Healthy London Partnership (HLP) About five years ago, on a miserable and wet evening and after a long day at work, I was sitting with Southwark GP colleagues in a crumbly NHS meeting room, thinking how we […]

Clinical Leadership – Investing in the Primary Care Workforce – new publication

5th September 2019

A framework for investing in primary care clinical leadership General Practice is about to embark on period of significant change underpinned by the NHS Long Term Plan and the new GP Contract. Clinical leadership is the cornerstone of the four building blocks of organisational development in Primary Care  and is a fundamental response to the […]

London GPs can now refer leading mental health apps for free

4th September 2019

London is to become the first city to enable a majority of its general practitioners (GPs) to refer patients to a series of clinically-proven, commissioned digital therapeutic apps, to support people experiencing the four most common mental health concerns; low mood, stress, sleep and anxiety. The move sees Good Thinking, London’s digital well-being service, in […]