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Promoting positive mental health through music

17th December 2019

Music can play a valuable role in recovery from mental illness. It can stimulate emotional responses, develop creative, technical, social and vocational skills, confidence and self-esteem. Key Changes a London-based charity provides wellbeing and recovery services through music to young people. This December, Key Changes artists have come together to record a song that highlights […]

Take part in the London Mental Health Dashboard survey

11th December 2019

The London Mental Health Transformation programme is encouraging those with an interest in mental health to participate in an online survey to inform the future direction of London’s Mental Health Dashboard. In 2016 the London Mental Health Transformation programme developed the London Mental Health Dashboard to act as a strategic planning tool for London, bringing […]

Fire Safe and Well – the importance of person-centred care to identify health and wellbeing needs and reduce fatal fires

10th December 2019

Healthy London Partnership (HLP) and the London Fire Brigade (LFB) have been working in partnership to support the capital’s most vulnerable communities to stay safe in their homes, reduce risks around fire safety and address health and wellbeing needs. This type of collaboration is a key component in the prevention agenda and was established after […]

[VIDEO] Patient Voice

26th November 2019

Demand for diagnostics is growing year on year and this is a major challenge for the NHS. Sourcing additional radiology or endoscopy capacity to address short or medium-term service pressures is not always possible or appropriate. Good patient flow and optimal utilisation of diagnostics capacity needs to be an integral part of service delivery. In […]

Education Mental Health Practitioner – Blog

21st November 2019

By Merry Wright, West London EMHP I am a trainee Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP), one of the first EMHPs to be trained across the country, under a national programme to increase the workforce of child and young people early intervention mental health practitioners.  My role as a trainee EMHP makes up the frontline of […]

Dr Phillipa Hyman from TCST wins a Macmillan Professional Excellence Award

18th November 2019

Dr Phillipa Hyman, Macmillan Clinical Health Lead and Clinical Psychologist from the Transforming Cancer Services Team at Healthy London Partnership has won a Macmillan Professional Excellence Award for excellence in integrated care. The annual awards ceremony hosted by Macmillan recognises and celebrates the outstanding contribution that professionals make to cancer services on a local, regional […]

London Perinatal Mental Health Network celebrates HSJ nomination

7th November 2019

London Perinatal Mental Health Network narrowly missed out on a prestigious award at the worlds most fiercely contested health service awards now in their 39th year. London Perinatal Mental Health Network which provides professional forums to promote engagement; sharing of best practice by addressing system challenges, was shortlisted for the Acute or Specialist Service Redesign […]

Blog: There’s magic in your smile

7th November 2019

By Lydia Davies, Project Support Officer, Health Innovation Network I’m a young person, a 22-year-old woman living and working in London. I look around City Hall and see many other young women like myself and realise that 1 in 4 of us will experience living with anxiety or depression and 70 per cent of us […]

Self-assessment: A liberating element of digital health

29th October 2019

By Dr Richard Graham, Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Lead, Good Thinking. One in six adults in London will experience mental ill health in any week but almost two-thirds of those in need are not accessing support services. If we are to make London the healthiest city in the world, we need to support people with anxiety, […]