Resources: Guides

Social prescribing: our vision for London 2018-2028

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Over the last few months, the Healthy London Partnership (HLP) proactive care team has been working closely with the Greater London Authority (GLA) and other key stakeholders to develop a ‘Social Prescribing Vision for London’. The vision has been developed by the GLA, NHS England, HLP and the London Social Prescribing Network, in collaboration with […]

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Social Prescribing in Secondary Care: How to guide


This Social Prescribing in Secondary Care: How to guide is aimed at NHS commissioners and senior managers, as well as those directly in charge of implementation and delivery of the service from both the NHS and voluntary providers. Using learning gained from the Social Prescribing Service in Secondary Care pilot (‘Family Action’s pilot service’), in […]

The Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework


 This guide sets out our vision for strengthening general practice collaboration across London. It has been developed in partnership with London clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), the Londonwide LMCs and overseen by the Primary Care Clinical Cabinet. It outlines two main types of collaborative arrangements between practices: Larger scale general practice models (LGPOs). Multiple practices […]

London homeless health needs assessment toolkit

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This is an interactive guide designed to support local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, and integrated care systems across London to conduct a homeless health needs assessment. Conducting a health needs assessment is key to developing and delivering integrated care. Local Authorities must do a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment of the health and wellbeing of their local […]

2WW E-Referral Primary Care User Guide


A user guide designed to support GP practices staff in using the NHS e-Referral Service (eRS) for 2 week wait (2ww) referrals for suspected cancer.  The Transforming Cancer Services Team have released an E-Referral Primary Care User Guide. It has been designed with input from primary and secondary care users to support GP practices with […]

Commissioning and delivery toolkit for cancer as a long-term condition


Resources for Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STP) to use to commission and deliver the 4 Point CCR Model in primary care for people living with and beyond cancer. It triggers the support patients reportedly need following a diagnosis of cancer, to self-manage to the best of their ability. With support from the Transforming Cancer Services […]

Children and young people’s mental health training compendium

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An overview of training resources and additional opportunities available to the mental health system in London relating to children and young people’s mental health. The aim of this compendium is to provide an overview of available training resources and opportunities relating to children and young people’s mental health on offer to the mental health system in […]

Healthy mouths posters and guidance

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A poster and guidance to help people who are homeless in London get easier access to a dentist. The poster has been designed to be displayed at homeless services. The guidance explains the types of services available, how to access them and how if you are working with people who are homeless you can lead […]