Resources: Guides

Information pack: The new Child Death Review requirements

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The Healthy London Partnership Child Death Review Programme was established to support London meet the new statutory Child Death Review requirements as set out within The Children and Social Work Act (2017) and subsequent statutory guidance. The programme team have developed an information pack to outline the background, challenges and considerations of the new requirements, […]

Guidelines for referring children and young people with eating disorders

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New eating disorders guidance for primary care professionals Healthy London Partnership has produced guidelines for primary care professionals about treating children and young people with eating disorders. The guidelines are being dispatched to GP practices across London to coincide with Eating Disorders Awareness Week. The eating disorders guidelines share advice about spotting the signs of eating […]

Guidance for pre-birth planning in Perinatal Mental Health Services

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This toolkit provides guidance for health care professionals involved in planning the care of women at high risk of severe postnatal illness. A pre-birth planning meeting is key to ensuring everyone has a clear understanding of the care the woman will receive in the weeks surrounding the birth of her baby, so everyone knows what to […]

London Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Services

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An information sheet for helping you find your local London Community Perinatal Mental Health Service. The perinatal period is usually defined as the time between conceiving a baby until the end of the first postnatal year. 1 in every 5 women experience mental health problems during this time, making this a relatively common experience. It is […]

Supporting the safe discharge of homeless hospital patients

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This guidance document outlines the latest developments in homeless hospital discharge, including the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 and the duty it places on hospital trusts, emergency departments and urgent treatment centres. With homelessness at record levels in London and hospitals under increased pressure over winter, this guidance document provides a checklist for use by staff […]

Healthy London Partnership briefing: planning guidance 2019/20

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This resource is a summary of the planning guidance for 2019/20 that was published immediately after the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan. Overall summary Whilst clearly influenced by the new priorities, 2019/20 will be a transition year, with every NHS trust, foundation trust and clinical commissioning group (CCG) expected to agree single year organisational […]

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

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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 […]