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We must not overlook the physical health of those with mental illness

10th October 2019

Dr. Ofra Koffman, Senior Project Manager, Healthy London Partnership Those with a severe mental illness suffer poor physical health compared with those without these illnesses and are likely to die younger as a result. More than 100,000 Londoners are living with a severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Current statistics suggest that […]

Children and young people’s mental health trailblazer workshop highlights

9th October 2019

On Tuesday 1 October, Healthy London Partnership delivered a workshop on supporting the implementation of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Green Paper commitments in Trailblazer areas and beyond. Speakers included the Department of Education, NHS England and NHS Improvement. The event saw approximately 90 attendees from across partnership organisations – including health, education, […]

National Clinical Audit for Early Intervention in Psychosis 2018

27th September 2019

The National Clinical Audit is a yearly survey conducted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists that evaluates services against national clinical standards for Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) teams. The London EIP Improvement Programme hosted an event with all London EIP services on Thursday 26 September 2019 with Paul French (Clinical Lead of the National […]

The health and care vision for London

27th September 2019

We have a shared ambition to make London the world’s healthiest global city, and the best global city in which to receive health and care services. We know we need to work together across public services and wider society, both to make the most of opportunities for good health and tackle issues that cause poor […]

Child death review programme report launched

27th September 2019

The Healthy London Partnership Child Death Review Programme was established in 2016 to support the 28 London Child Death Overview Panels (CDOPs) to standardise and improve the quality of child death reviews, identify learning and system improvements, and reduce child mortality. Since 2017, the programme has supported the health systems in London to come together […]

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 […]