Resources: Reports

Better health for London report

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The London Health Commission’s Better Health for London report, published in October 2014.  This report is about better health for London – our mental health and our physical health, each as much as the other. It rests on the foundational belief that this city – its people, its institutions, and its political, economic and cultural […]

London devolution: MOU and summary

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The London health and social care devolution memorandum of understanding and a shorter summary explaining what this change will mean for Londoners.  The London health and care devolution memorandum of understanding confirms the commitment to accelerate health and care transformation for the benefit of all Londoners through the devolution of powers to within the London […]

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Cancer rehabilitation services – data recommendation report

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This report presents the findings from a detailed investigation into what data and information on cancer rehabilitation services exists across London. Our report, Cancer rehabilitation: a scoping report for London, highlighted that there is a lack of data on these services. This presents a challenge for commissioners when it comes to developing and improving rehabilitation […]

Challenger event: Making every contact count

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In April 2017, a one-day challenger event was held for the making every contact count project.  The aim of the event was to shape, through challenges and collaboration, a London framework for maximizing the potential of making every contact count over the next five years to help inform, motivate and empower Londoners to maintain and […]

Healthy Living Week – resources

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For 2018 we are encouraging organisations and communities to think about how the concept of Healthy Living Week can be introduced and built on throughout the year, with activities being launched and then repeated whenever you like. We have provided a small collection of resources based on previous year’s campaign to help begin this. You […]

The Great Weight Debate stage 1

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Findings from stage 1 of the Great Weight Debate in early 2016.   Stage 1 aimed to gauge public perceptions of childhood obesity in London and identify some initial ideas for change from Londoners. These reports include recommendations from Londoners on how to galvanise the public to support change.

Healthy communities

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The aim of Healthy Communities was to research test and evaluate sustainable and commercially-viable healthy lifestyle interventions, created and led by the local community and local delivery partners. The project has shown that it is possible to deliver health outcomes outside the formal health system, and has evidenced how big businesses, social enterprises and the voluntary sector can positively affect […]

More than a statistic

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This report tells the stories and experiences of healthcare from the perspective of people who are currently homeless across London. The findings of the report are presented in chapters relating to different areas of healthcare delivery. Many of the topics highlighted, and stories told, do however have cross cutting themes that can apply to other […]

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Treatment summaries for cancer patients

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Treatment summaries improve communication between acute cancer services and primary care. At the end of patient’s primary treatment for cancer, treatment summaries help ensure their ongoing health needs are optimised. Our cancer team has produced this briefing on treatment summaries for primary care cancer leads. The aim is to support GPs and cancer managers in their discussions […]