Nationally and regionally, there have been problems with access to specialist children’s and adolescent mental health services. While ten per cent of children nationally have a mental health condition requiring access to mental health services, only three per cent are able to do so. Rising demand, lengthening waiting times and high thresholds for access to […]
This Inequalities toolkit describes cancer inequalities across London and West Essex in terms of; Marginalised groups (Chapter 1) Early diagnosis (Chapter 2) Access and treatment (Chapter 3) Personalised care (Chapter 4), Summary of recommendations (Chapter 5).
The South East London Snapshot describes cancer prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and personalised care in this STP. The South West London Snapshot describes cancer prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and personalised care in this STP.
The West Essex Snapshot describes cancer prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and personalised care in this STP.
The Peer Education Project (Mental Health Foundation) provides a 5 session syllabus to all Year 7 pupils delivered by 6th form peers. It is based on the principle that young people are more likely to listen and respond to older peers than to adults. It is usually delivered through the PSHE programme but has also […]
This section contains useful information and resources to support care homes during colder periods of the year, especially the winter months.
Hydration & Nutrition Infection prevention Management of outbreaks, Public Health England Guidelines on the management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness in care homes Data Security & Protection Toolkit and NHSmail CarePulse (bed capacity management system)
Never underestimate the flu… In 2017 a care home in Sutton experienced a flu outbreak in their home. This short film based on true events, shows the impact of the flu outbreak to staff and residents at the home. This long version is most suited to team meetings and this short version is for social media. […]
NHS 111 *lines for care Specialist services have been set up via NHS 111 to help health and social care teams to get rapid access to clinical support. A dedicated line has been set up for care homes to get urgent GP support for their residents at any time of the day or night. To find […]
The North Central London Snapshot describes cancer prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and personalised care in this STP. The North East London Snapshot describes cancer prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and personalised care in this STP. The North West London Snapshot describes cancer prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and personalised care in this STP.
The Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST) has produced a toolkit to reduce inequalities in cancer care and outcomes in London and West Essex. The strategy underpins delivery of the three agreed London Cancer Priorities 2019/20: Early detection of cancers including through screening and education activities; Delivery of the Faster Diagnosis Standard; Access to personalised care […]
Background By April 2021 the Long Term Plan (LTP) requires all Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) to become Integrated Care Systems (ICS). As of November 2019 there is no fixed national blueprint for how ICS should evolve. NHS England and Improvement (NHS EI) have published ‘Designing Integrated Care Systems’ guidance which summarises different approaches that […]
We have produced an analytical framework for HoNOS and ‘Analysing the data’ slides and video (for HoNOS profiles and Categorical Change) which will enable data to be routinely fed back in a clinically meaningful, visually appealing, easily interpretable format at a clinician and team level. We have also produced slides and a video with example […]
To support the commitment of using HoNOS as a CROM for London, the London Mental Health in Integrated Care Systems (MHICS) team has: 1. Developed a training package to ensure HoNOS is used correctly and consistently by clinicians and to promote understanding of the value and utility of using HoNOS as a CROM. 2. Developed HoNOS analytical […]
With NHS England (London) we commissioned a London Mental Health System Stocktake and Modelling report from NHS Benchmarking Network, reviewing the provision of inpatient mental health beds and specialist community services in London: The report assesses the current scale of delivery of specialist mental health services across London and how this relates to the known […]
DIALOG Analytical Framework An analytical framework has been developed with Stefan Priebe and colleagues at Queen Mary University of London. The analytical framework provides a consistent approach to understanding the DIALOG data and covers: • What does DIALOG measure? • What is a positive or negative score? • When should ratings be obtained? • Evaluating […]
Pan-London education and training for DIALOG The purpose of these education and training slides [to follow] is to support a consistent approach to London implementation of DIALOG and how it is used across each of the London Mental Health Trusts. The training includes: an overview of DIALOG and DIALOG+ how to rate DIALOG when to […]
Translated versions Copies of the DIALOG scale are available in the following languages: DIALOG Scale Albanian DIALOG Scale Bosnian DIALOG Scale Croatian DIALOG Scale English DIALOG Scale Italian DIALOG Scale Luganda DIALOG Scale Macedonian DIALOG Scale Montenegrin DIALOG Scale Portuguese DIALOG scale Serbian DIALOG Scale Spanish DIALOG Scale Urdu
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Videos (see links on right) We have produced an animated video aimed at service users who have a mental health illness to describe how they can use DIALOG and DIALOG+ to help support them with their recovery. We have also created a service user case study video to communicate the benefits of DIALOG for service users and […]