A London guide for suspected cancer safety netting. This quick guide offers 10 top tips for GP practice safety-netting for direct access diagnostics and referrals. We recommend the following as part of the GP/dental practice suspected cancer safety-netting system.
London’s section 136 pathway and Health Based Place of Safety specification guidance has been updated to reflect the changes made to the Mental Health Act that came into effect on 11 December 2017. Mental ill health affects many Londoners. This year around one in four will experience a diagnosable mental health condition. That means 13 people […]
This report highlights some of our most useful resources created and achievements made in our second year of partnership working to make London the healthiest global city. Learn more about our public engagement activity.
Our Transforming Cancer Services Team’s clinicians, in partnership with Public Health England, have researched the demographic variation of people living in London with serious co-morbidities (that involved an inpatient stay) at the time of their cancer diagnosis. People who are diagnosed with cancer may often have other diseases or long term conditions. These comorbidities can […]
The report looks back at how the cancer team has supported the ongoing delivery of the Five Year Forward View, the National Cancer Strategy recommendations and our partners across London in 2016/17. Some of the team’s achievements last year include: Delivering a comprehensive baseline capacity and demand position for diagnostic services across London. This also identified potential for […]
This report is aimed at commissioners interested in developing new models to deliver out-of-hospital healthcare services for children and young people. The document describes the audit that was carried out across six London emergency departments during a two-week period in February and March 2016. During the audit, clinicians reviewed 3,020 children and young people attendances from 10am […]
This report is designed to help shape the commissioning of cancer rehabilitation services in London. It identifies London’s key challenges to improving cancer rehabilitation services and discusses the impact on patients. It provides recommendations for future commissioning of cancer rehabilitation services. The report looks at: Poor understanding of the economic benefits of rehabilitation The lack […]
This report is a review of relevant primary care services in London and West Essex over the past few years. It provides recommendations for policy makers, commissioners and primary care teams on how to increase bowel screening. Our Transforming Cancer Services Team was approached by stakeholders across London requesting support for interventions to increase bowel […]
Welcome to our latest update. We have plenty of exciting work underway and are pleased to share some of our favourite highlights. Our goal to improve care for Londoners experiencing mental ill health has been firmly in the spotlight. In December, we launched London’s new section 136 pathway and Health Based Place of Safety specification […]
The report provides a summary of the content, discussion and feedback from the launch of London’s section 136 pathway held on Monday 12 December 2016. Since early 2015, Healthy London Partnership, in partnership with the wider crisis care system, have been working to take forward the recommendation of the London Health Commission to develop a multi-agency […]