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Are you an outstanding project manager?

11th May 2017

The London Office of CCGs wants you to take the lead on supporting London’s CCGs and STPs on the Lead Provider Framework procurement project The appointed Project Manager will provide strategic, engagement and professional expertise to London CCGs and the emerging STPs to enable them to work together and to work in partnership with other […]

Helping people with mental illness lead healthier, longer lives

6th May 2017

People with severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, face considerable challenges to their physical health as well and evidence shows us they are missing out on some of the health improvements seen in the general population. The most striking example is tobacco  –  only 17% of people in the overall population smoke […]

Making online consultations a reality for London

20th April 2017

More than 130 London GPs, practice managers and commissioners came together on 19 April to look at new ways of using technology to offer patients online consultations. Our Transforming Primary Care team hosted the event ‘Delivering the General Practice Forward View in London: Online Consultations’ at the Kia Oval. The event aimed to support CCGs […]

Specialist A&E mental health support around the clock 24/7

20th April 2017

Healthy London Partnership has successfully supported London’s NHS to win national funding for 17 A&Es to have specialist liaison mental health services in the capital. The funding means Londoners’ with mental health needs will be assessed and cared for around the clock by skilled and compassionate staff. The NHS England transformation funding supports the national […]

Roll out of new information sharing agreement platform

18th April 2017

Healthy London Partnership’s London Digital Programme has developed a new online platform that aims to make the process of creating, agreeing and updating information sharing agreements more efficient and less time consuming. Information sharing agreements exist between many NHS organisations in London and are often paper agreements.  Moving to the new platform, called the data controller console, will reduce paperwork and […]

Healthcare cards featured at Museum of Homelessness

11th April 2017

An additional 20,000 ‘my right to access healthcare’ cards are being distributed to organisations working with people who are homeless – with the cards also featuring at the Museum of Homelessness at the Tate Modern. The cards, produced in partnership with homeless charity Groundswell and London Healthwatch, aim to help people who are homeless to register and receive treatment […]

Making social prescribing mainstream business

10th April 2017

Jane Barnacle, Senior Responsible Officer for Personalisation and Self-Care at Healthy London Partnership and Regional Director for Patients and Information at NHS England (London region), explains why we’re supporting CCGs to help make social prescribing available to all Londoners. People are living longer and are developing long term health conditions as they get older. Their health […]

NHS 111 takes home top award at UK Cloud Awards 2017

30th March 2017

Healthy London Partnership and its development partner, Content Guru, picked up the ‘Digital Transformation Project’ award for the NHS 111 Patient Relationship Management system. The cloud-based system is designed to improve patients’ experience of NHS 111 and has been digitally transforming the way the NHS in London manages urgent care. It is currently unique to London although there are […]

NHS Go takes home ‘Championing the Public’ award at PEN

23rd March 2017

NHS Go, a health app created by young people for young people, was shortlisted for two categories in the patient experience network awards; Championing the Public and Innovative use of Social Media/Technology. The patient experience national network awards are the first patient experience awards recognising and celebrating the outstanding delivery of patient experience in health […]