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Direct Access Diagnostics

16th August 2021

Significant numbers of patients continue to be diagnosed at a late stage in England and our cancer outcomes are behind the lowest in Europe. The current NHS Long Term Plan sets out a commitment to achieve earlier diagnosis for cancer patients. Our GPs are often the first medical professional to see a patient with symptoms […]

Advice and Guidance

3rd August 2021

An advice and guidance process allows a clinician to seek advice from another. It is a communication between two clinicians: the “requesting” clinician (referrer) and the provider of a service (the “responding” clinician). These services are becoming more widely available across the NHS as either an embedded ERS process or via other services. The new […]

Digital Health Ambassadors

22nd June 2021

The Digital Health Ambassador programme wants young people aged 15-24, who are willing to work closely with expert organisations like Good Thinking, NHS and Public Health England to give young people a voice and to shape shaping research and policy at a local and national level. We’ve set this up so you can influence digital health products and […]

Translated materials

16th June 2021

The NHS recommends five things you can do to help improve your mental health and wellbeing. These are also encouraged in Islamic teachings. Good Thinking has created this ‘Five ways to good mental wellbeing & Islam’ guide in collaboration with members of London’s Muslim communities, North East London CCG (NEL) and The London Borough of […]

Free app to increase wellbeing and resilience to stress with Feeling Good

31st May 2021

Good Thinking, the NHS-approved digital mental wellbeing service that is free for Londoners, has partnered with the Foundation for Positive Mental Health to help those in London who are experiencing common mental wellbeing concerns and are looking to improve their concentration and confidence in all walks of life. Feeling Good offers audio programmes centred around […]

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week with Five ways to Wellbeing and Islam

7th May 2021

Monday 10 May 2021, marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health. COVID-19 has impacted the whole world; for almost everyone, life has had to change profoundly with an increase in a range of mental health conditions for adults, from emotional exhaustion, sleep problems and […]

Toolkit: #RightInhalerImage Campaign

5th May 2021

We invite you to work with us on this campaign. As part of World Asthma Day 2021 What action can you take? Join our social movement for change #RightInhalerImage which commences on World Asthma Day May 5th 2021. Pledge to use appropriate images. Support us in asking the media to remove inappropriate images from publications […]

Cancer Waiting Times

30th April 2021

Cancer waiting times are an important indicator of the quality of cancer services to the public and so it is crucial that London achieves the cancer waits standards. Achieving cancer waits remains a top priority for TCST. TCST supports systems to deliver improvements to cancer waits and prepare for the new Faster Diagnosis Standard. We […]

Report: Mental health in schools: Positive Practice Report

22nd April 2021

London’s programme of Mental Health in Schools Teams (MHSTs) was established in 2017, through a Trailblazer Programme. The teams have remained in place throughout the pandemic, working in different ways to continue to deliver services to young people and their families to support mental health needs. This report draws together learning from MHSTs’ collective experience, […]