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Cancer Prevalence Dashboard – new guidance to support service planning and inform strategy

27th January 2020

The Cancer Prevalence Dashboard for London was developed in partnership between the  Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST) and the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service to understand more about the London Cancer population. A new national dashboard for England has recently also been published. The London dashboard brings together 2017 data and views for CCGs, […]

Peer support pack for Early Intervention in Psychosis Teams

23rd January 2020

The peer support pack was co-produced with the EIP Clinical Reference Group (CRG) Lived Experience representative and funded through Health Education England as part of developing new roles initiative. The EIP CRG were keen to explore paid peer support role in their teams and agreed that the development of the package would ensure equity across […]

NHS GO app now in NHS Apps library

23rd January 2020

The NHS Apps Library helps patients and the public to find trusted health and wellbeing apps. These digital tools have been assessed by the NHS as meeting a range of standards. The NHS Go app provides young people with confidential health advice and access to trusted medical information at the touch of a button. NHS Go is […]

Technology use and the mental health of children and young people

23rd January 2020

This report explores the use of technology among children and young people. It looks at the wider impact of different types of screen use on the mental health of children and young people including issues around screen time, the impact of negative content, and the potential for bullying and addiction. It also explores how vulnerable […]

Working together to get London to zero HIV stigma

22nd January 2020

London has always taken an innovative approach to tackling HIV. London has got to where it is today by a mix of highly effective treatment, some of the best testing and diagnosis in the world, a combination of prevention methods and the huge range of organisations in London supporting and advocating on behalf of people […]

New community grants available for Londoners experiencing the greatest levels of discrimination

21st January 2020

A new grants scheme has been launched to help support the mental health and wellbeing of Londoners who are experiencing higher levels of unfair treatment and discrimination. The Right to Thrive grants scheme aims to make additional support available to communities and groups who are particularly vulnerable to experiencing poor mental health. The grants scheme was launched […]

Citywide movement for mental health is helping Londoners to thrive

8th January 2020

More than 200,000 people took part in events and activities to improve mental health and tackle inequalities as part of the Thrive LDN movement in 2019. More than 35,000 Londoners have supported a citywide Zero Suicide London campaign by taking free, online suicide prevention training. 1,200 people participated in film-based outreach and events for Londoners […]

Have your say on Fast-Track Cities work to get London to zero HIV-related stigma

18th December 2019

  Working together towards a stigma free city Despite all the advances in clinical care, we know that for people living with HIV life can be difficult because of stigma and discrimination. HIV stigma is often based on an outdated idea about HIV and compounded by discrimination of other characteristics such as gender, sexuality, race, […]

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 […]