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We’ve moved!

26th September 2019

On Monday, 7 October, Healthy London Partnership moved offices from Ferguson House in Marylebone, to Clifton House, 75-77 Worship Street, Hackney, London EC2A 2DU. All our email addresses and mobile phone numbers have remained the same but we will be using new landline numbers, and we will contact people with our new details as soon […]

London mental health transformation programme, launch annual report 2018/19

25th September 2019

Mental Health Transformation Programme Annual Report 2018/19 It is with great pleasure that we share with you London’s Mental Health Transformation Programme 2018/19 Annual Report. Mental Health is everyone’s business and the vision of the London Mental Health Transformation Board is to make London the mentally healthiest global city. With an increasing population and on-going […]

One-quarter of Londoners experiencing mental ill health get personalised wellbeing support from Good Thinking, London’s world-first free digital wellbeing service

25th September 2019

Good Thinking, London’s free NHS-approved digital wellbeing service for people living and working in London, has published its first report tracking its journey from concept to pilot and into a service that has so far reached over 250,000 people experiencing anxiety, low mood, stress and sleeping difficulties in the capital – The Good Thinking journey: […]

#AskAboutAsthma campaign encourages Londoners to improve lives for asthma sufferers

23rd September 2019

For the third year running, Healthy London Partnership and NHS England (London region), supported by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, successfully launched the #AskAboutAsthma campaign from the 16-22 September, to help improve the lives of those living with asthma in the capital. The campaign was launched to coincide with children and young people returning […]

Hillingdon’s children’s asthma team approach the busiest time of the year – Blog

20th September 2019

Alison Summerfield, Nurse Consultant – Paediatric Respiratory & Allergy We now have sixty-nine schools (both state and independent) within the borough that are certified as “Asthma Friendly”. Asthma friendly status is awarded annually to those schools who have  achieved our set criteria based on the London Asthma Standards. Named ‘Asthma Champion’ – individual responsible for […]

Raising awareness for Falls Awareness Week by sitting down

19th September 2019

You may be aware that Falls Awareness Week starts next week from 23rd to 29th September and HLP are starting the campaign with some information about Chair Yoga – an accessible and safe exercise to improve strength and balance. You can see the presentation about this valuable activity here. Benefits of chair yoga Chair yoga […]

Woodburning poses a serious risk to health – Blog

19th September 2019

Health writer, editor and clean air advocate Penny Hosie says woodburning stoves should be taken seriously as an asthma trigger. Here she explains why Several years ago, when my children were young, I visited my sister in Cornwall shortly after Christmas. It was a long drive and my eldest daughter, then aged 7,  was at […]

Multi-agency Mental Health Act training Evaluation

18th September 2019

In 2017, London’s Crisis Care Programme developed multiagency training sessions to support the preparation of local systems for section 136 (s136) Mental Health Act (MHA) legislation changes in November 2017. These were initially held in each of London’s mental health trusts and at London Ambulance Service (LAS). The training focused on MHA and aligning local […]

General Practice Improvement Leads Programme

18th September 2019

***Applications open October 2019*** for the London regional cohort, starting January 2020 The General Practice Improvement Leads programme is designed for those working in general practice, including GPs, practice managers, nurses, reception managers and senior administrators. It is a successful personal development programme with small cohorts of up to 35 people, to build confidence and […]