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Air Quality

London suffers from high levels of air pollution traffic in a similar way to most UK cities, but the sheer size of the city, along with a dense road network and high buildings, means that central London tends to be one of the most polluted places in the UK. Air pollution acts as a trigger […]

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Guidance on clinical coding of cancer patients in primary care

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The Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (TSCT), Tower Hamlets CCG and Tower Hamlets Clinical Effectiveness Group have produced a joint paper regarding the clinical coding of cancer patients within primary care. The document provides a comparative analysis of national Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) practice register data with the National Cancer Registration & Analysis […]

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Fast-Track Cities festival of cultural activities engagement pack

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London has been chosen to host the first Fast Track Cities international conference because we are the first global city to exceed the United Nations AIDS targets for tackling HIV. We want to make sure London’s outstanding HIV community is actively engaged, highly visible and well represented throughout the conference period. This represents an excellent […]

Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s – a summary

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A summary to support responses to the green paper The Cabinet Office and Department of Health and Social Care are seeking views on proposals to help people live healthier, happier lives for longer. Healthy London Partnership has undertaken a rapid analysis to summarise the proposals to support responses from partners and colleagues. The detailed commitments […]

Healthy London Partnership 2019/20 deliverables and impacts

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At the request of London’s sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs), we have undertaken a rapid analysis to estimate the financial and non-financial impacts of activities and additional funding that Healthy London Partnership has attracted. This should allow STPs to include the costs and financial benefits of HLP in their business plans. Key highlights HLP is […]

#AskAboutAsthma communications toolkit

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London’s Ask About Asthma campaign will run from 16th – 22nd September 2019 Please feel free to use the links and the images on this page. The hashtag is #AskAboutAsthma. Follow us on Twitter @HealthyLDN. 2019 communications packs – including #OneThingLDN  One Thing for AskAboutAsthma – A3 message poster CCG/STPs Pharmacy Primary and community care […]

Case study: Primary Care Networks in North Central London – Islington GP Federation – March 2019

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By Sana Burney, Primary Care Network Operational Lead. The demand on access to local health services is increasing as more people are living longer, often with multiple long term conditions. To meet these needs, practices have begun working together and with community, mental health, social care, pharmacy, hospital and voluntary services in primary care networks […]

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Mapping of pan London cancer rehabilitation services

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Rehabilitation is a vital component in the care of people living with and beyond cancer and is key to delivering personalised care. Cancer rehabilitation provides a range of benefits for the wider healthcare economy but more needs to be done to raise the profile and awareness of cancer rehabilitation in London. This service mapping report […]

Interim NHS People Plan summary

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The document has been produced to summarise the recently published Interim NHS People Plan, which has been developed collaboratively to set a vision for how people working in the NHS will be supported to deliver care. The plan is short term and intended to provide actions that we can start working towards prior to the […]

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Mapping cancer screening initiatives in London

Cancer screening aims to reduce the numbers of deaths from breast, cervical and bowel cancer by: finding pre-cancerous signs of cervical and bowel cancer and treating these identifying and treating early signs of breast, cervical and bowel cancer, leading to a greater chance of survival and less aggressive treatments Cancer screening coverage is generally lower […]

Advice for parents/carers

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These advice sheets were produced by the Luton Children and Adults’ Services (part of Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust), in collaboration with Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Luton CCG Commissioners, Luton Borough Council, Luton GPs, and the East of England Ambulance Trust. They give advice for parents/carers on treatment for children with head injuries, diarrhoea & […]

Children and young people’s mental health workforce strategy

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This strategy focuses on those whose jobs support the mental health of children and young people (the workforce) and aims to explain why this topic is important, what we did to explore it and our findings. It includes a list of challenges that surfaced when we were talking to services, professionals and young people; these […]

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2017 Cancer Prevalence Dashboard

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Interactive Prevalence Dashboard The 2017 Prevalence Dashboard, created by the Transforming Cancer Services Team partnership with Public Health England, brings together 2017 data and views for CCGs, STPs, Cancer Alliances and the London region on the: Demographics of those living with a cancer diagnosis (age, sex, ethnicity, socio-economic status, years since diagnosis). Proportion of people […]

Best practice toolkit for providing family planning advice to women with a mental illness

This toolkit is designed to offer advice to doctors and informs the multi-disciplinary team of best practice in providing preconception/family planning advice to women with a mental illness. The document contains both information and resources and also recommendations that shift the clinical approach towards a collaborative model of care, using a strengths-based formulation. Pre-conception advice […]

Other support available

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This page contains links to information and resources from other organisations supporting care homes and the workforce. NICE The National Institute for Health and Social Care provides guidance, advice, quality standards and information services for health, public health and social care. Their website also includes guidance for Care Homes and examples of initiatives being implemented across […]