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High praise for the Children and Young People’s Mental Health event

5th July 2019

More than 130 experts in the field of mental health attended the Children and Young People’s Mental Health event on 3 July, organised and hosted by the Healthy London Partnership. 42 speakers delivered 35 presentations on different areas of positive practice across the UK to encourage shared learning. Feedback from the event has been overwhelmingly […]

#AskAboutAsthma – three simple steps improve lives for asthma sufferers

5th July 2019

London’s #AskAboutAsthma campaign is set to return between the 16th – 22nd September 2019 1 in 10 children and young people in London have asthma but less than half of these have an asthma management plan or know how to use their inhaler correctly. Healthy London Partnership and the NHS in London, supported by the Mayor […]

Advice for parents/carers

30th May 2019

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

30th May 2019

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 […]

A school governor’s view on mental health in schools

23rd May 2019

Sharon Long, a school governor in Lewisham, talks about the importance of London-wide approach to delivering early intervention to support staff in schools and colleges. We all know the impact of mental health on children, young people and families, in London, 9% of 5-19-year olds have a mental health disorder. In schools, this manifests in many […]

Children and young people’s health services in London: a case for change

15th April 2019

This report outlines the case for change for regional work on improving life outcomes for all of London’s children and young people. This document is aimed at planners, commissioners and providers of healthcare services for children and young people. It is written to help commissioners and providers prepare and develop their local plans, to implement […]

Social prescribing for CYP

29th March 2019

This page has information on how to develop social prescribing for children, young people, parents and carers.   Explore our guide for factors to consider when developing social prescribing for children, young people, parents and carers. It aims to help address best practice for approaching change, the importance of engagement with the local population and […]

Eating Disorders Awareness: guidelines for referring children and young people

6th February 2019

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 […]

Children’s Mental Health Week 2019: NHS Go

1st February 2019

NHS Go – going beyond the mixed messages by Megan White, aged 20 Sometimes the health information out there is overwhelming. Our health is so important and when we have worries all the mixed messages can make it really scary. ‘Googling’ an illness or finding out where to ask for help doesn’t always make things […]

South East London London Child Death Review workshop

10th December 2018

Healthy London Partnership has developed five free workshops created to support new Child Death Review partners to understand the new requirements outlined in The Children and Social Work Act (2017) and subsequent Child Death Review Statutory and Operational Guidance. These workshops follow on from our workshops about the new responsibilities regarding Child Death Review Meetings in June 2018. The Child […]