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Winner! UK IT Industry Award

23rd November 2016

Project Excellence Award for Best Use of Cloud Services” Patient Relationship Manager (NHS 111) Healthy London Partnership is excited and proud to announce our Patient Relationship Manager, the cloud-based system designed to improve patients’ experience of NHS 111, has won the prestigious UK IT Industry Award for the best use of cloud services. Patient Relationship Manager (PRM) […]

Award win for innovation, technology and effectiveness

22nd November 2016

Healthy London Partnership is delighted to announce London’s NHS 111 and its Patient Relationship Manager, the cloud-based system designed to improve patients’ experience of NHS 111, has taken a silver award at the European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards 2016 this week. It was nominated for innovation, technology and effectiveness in the most effective improvement strategy category. This is […]

The Great Weight Debate hits the road

17th November 2016

During the October half term we took our Great Weight Debate roadshow across London.  Watch a snapshot of the week and some of the ideas people had for helping children in London lead healthier lives.  We heard from hundreds of Londoners including parents, children, young people, grandparents, carers and teachers. Have your say by completing […]

London needs to work together to tackle the obesity pandemic

7th November 2016

I’m writing these blogs as part of a conversation with Londoners that’s happening across London … a London Great Weight Debate!  Along with many other Directors of Public Health, I’m planning to get a Great Weight Debate going with my residents. We recently launched an online survey on sugar reduction, and received replies from every […]

The price of a bus ticket

27th October 2016

Rob Edgar, Groundswell peer researcher and London Homeless Health Programme board member who has lived experience of homelessness, writes about his work to support people who are homeless to access health services. “I came to be a homeless health peer advocate after a chance encounter with one of the other residents who was also staying in […]

First London-wide Great Weight Debate on childhood obesity

18th October 2016

Evidence shows London’s ‘abnormal environment’ causing capital’s childhood obesity epidemic. All Londoners are being invited to share their views on how children in the capital can be supported to lead healthier lives as part of the first London-wide conversation on childhood obesity. For the first time, London’s local authorities and NHS organisations have joined forces […]

Don’t miss the Great Weight Debate roadshow

18th October 2016

There will be fun, interactive educational resources for parents and carers as well as physical activities for kids to get involved in. You will be able to fill in the Great Weight Debate survey and there will even be an area where you can be filmed talking about what changes you think could help children […]

Keeping Mum

10th October 2016

Mum of two Emma Fox explains why she’s so passionate about ensuring pregnant women and new mothers have access to high quality and timely mental health services. I was diagnosed with bipolar in my early twenties. I’ve worked hard, with the support of many services, to understand my condition and gain stability in my life. I knew […]

Striking the balance between work and play

28th September 2016

Ian Lush, Chief Executive, Imperial College Healthcare Charity and Chair of Healthy Living Week steering group explains why Healthy Living Week is a great way of showing appreciation and giving something back. Imperial College Healthcare Charity has supported its partner Trust for Healthy Living Week over the last three years, but this is the first time […]

From fat to fit in the workplace

27th September 2016

Maria Vidal-Read tells us about her experience going from fat to fit by making some changes in the workplace. In 2007 my dad died, I gave birth to my second son and I got sick! I had a BMI of 45. I guess I was classed as obese even though I just felt like me; […]