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Working at scale to support primary care in North East London

20th November 2018

Jane Lindo, Programme Director of Primary Care Transformation in North East London, shares her experiences of working in partnership to transform primary care services. To improve primary care services for the local population, the seven boroughs in North East London (NEL) are working together at scale to provide innovative, first class care to its highly […]

Multi-agency Mental Health Training in Emergency Departments

14th November 2018

Following the success of the multi-agency Mental Health Act training sessions that took place at each Mental Health Trust in 2017/18, we are offering further bespoke training in Spring 2019 to London’s front-line Emergency Department (ED) staff. The first phase of these training sessions took place at 13 of London’s EDs, with over 270 staff […]

Thrive LDN highlighted as an example of creative, community approach to mental health

7th November 2018

In response to Matt Hancock’s recent announcement, as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, about prevention as an integral part of the NHS’s long term plan, Antonis Kousoulis and Isabella Goldie from the Mental Health Foundation call for a revision in the way we view mental health. They highlight the Thrive LDN movement as an example of citywide leadership directly guiding […]

London Estates Transformation: update on phase II

5th November 2018

Devolution work in support of London’s estates transformation is progressing well. Since our last update, Director of the London Estates Delivery Unit (LEDU), Sue Hardy has been building the team (both core and virtual), strengthening governance arrangements, supporting London’s STPs to meet immediate deadlines, establishing key relationships across the partnership, and placing the London Estates […]

Five minutes with Sir Sam Everington, Chair of the London Clinical Commissioning Council

30th October 2018

Professor Sir Sam Everington, Tower Hamlets GP and Chair of NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group, has recently been appointed Chair of the London Clinical Commissioning Council. Healthy London Partnership caught up with him to chat about his new role and to find out more about his plans to create a ‘health voice for London’. […]

How pharmacies and voluntary organisations are tackling social isolation among older people


29th October 2018

Lydia Shellien-Walker from Ageing Better in Camden explains how they are tackling social isolation and loneliness among older people by drawing on existing skills and resources in the local community as one of fourteen national Big Lottery Fund Ageing Better programmes. “In October 2015, Ageing Better in Camden undertook a two year project which saw […]

[VIDEO] Working together to make London the world’s healthiest city

25th October 2018

London’s health and care leaders come together at the 2018 London Health Board Conference On Thursday, 25 October 2018, the Mayor of London and London’s health, care and borough leaders came together to renew their joint commitment to make London the healthiest city in the world. At the London Health Board Conference, held at City […]

Update from the London Mental Health and Employment Partnership

23rd October 2018

In its launch publication, Towards Happier, Healthier Lives, Thrive LDN made three key recommendations in relation to employment and mental health in the capital: Making employment a health outcome for people affected by both common and more serious mental health within NHS, Social Care and Public Health agencies plans and shining a light on the […]

Testing new ideas to make our high streets healthier

22nd October 2018

Londoners have identified too many cheap unhealthy food options as one of the top factors making it hard for children to lead healthy lives in the Capital. Here, HLP’s Dominic Jones reflects on the findings of the Healthy High Streets programme, which challenged three London high streets to try new ideas for making our high […]