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High praise for the Children and Young People’s Mental Health event

5th July 2019

More than 130 experts in the field of mental health attended the Children and Young People’s Mental Health event on 3 July, organised and hosted by the Healthy London Partnership. 42 speakers delivered 35 presentations on different areas of positive practice across the UK to encourage shared learning. Feedback from the event has been overwhelmingly […]

#AskAboutAsthma – three simple steps improve lives for asthma sufferers

5th July 2019

London’s #AskAboutAsthma campaign is set to return between the 16 – 22 September 2019 1 in 10 children and young people in London have asthma but less than half of these have an asthma management plan or know how to use their inhaler correctly. Healthy London Partnership and the NHS in London, supported by the Mayor […]

Case study: Collaboratively transforming Urgent and Emergency Care in London

2nd July 2019

Bringing together partners with transformation experts and Londoners is one of the key roles Healthy London Partnership (HLP) plays in tackling London’s most complex health challenges. For example, Healthy London Partnership’s (HLP) Urgent and Emergency Care (UEC) programme, in partnership with the Emergency Care Improvement Support Team (ECIST), recently demonstrated to over 150 senior health […]

The biggest reform to General Practice in a generation brings new services for patients across the capital

1st July 2019

Shake up will see physiotherapists, pharmacists, paramedics and other professionals working across London’s GP surgeries to provide better out of hospital care A major transformation in the way London’s family doctors work launches today (Monday 1 July 2019). GPs will work alongside professionals such as physiotherapists, paramedics, physician associates*, social prescribers* and mental health therapists […]

Clean Air Day – Breathing new life into London’s air

18th June 2019

Thursday, 20 June 2019 is Clean Air Day, and Sara Nelson, deputy director of transformation for children and young people at Healthy London Partnership, is asking NHS Trusts and Londoners, to get involved in improving air quality in our city. London suffers from high levels of air pollution, and has the highest levels of nitrogen […]

Bringing together data to better understand people living with a cancer in London

29th May 2019

Developed by the Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST) partnership with Public Health England (PHE)1, the London Prevalence Dashboard brings together 2017 cancer prevalence data to better understand people living in London with a cancer diagnosis. We know that 70% of people affected by cancer have at least one long term condition (Macmillan, 2015) and that […]

A school governor’s view on mental health in schools

23rd May 2019

Sharon Long, a school governor in Lewisham, talks about the importance of London-wide approach to delivering early intervention to support staff in schools and colleges. We all know the impact of mental health on children, young people and families, in London, 9% of 5-19-year olds have a mental health disorder. In schools, this manifests in many […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 12-18 May 2019: Positive body image

13th May 2019

Sylvia Mac, positive body champion and online voice of www.LoveDisfigure.com, explains her journey towards healthy self-esteem and the power of positive body image At the age of 3, I was hospitalized from an accident at home falling into boiling water. After surviving life support, I went on to have numerous surgical procedures and operations. Every […]