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Asthma and clean air: How does air pollution affect young people with asthma?

7th September 2018

Colette Roach is a project manager in our primary care team. She has recently completed a Master’s in Public Health during which she wrote her dissertation on the effects that air pollution in London has on the development and exacerbations of childhood asthma. Since it’s #AskAboutAsthma right now, we asked her a few questions about […]

#AskAboutAsthma event: 5 September 2018

6th September 2018

Agenda and materials presented at the #AskAboutAsthma transforming children and young people’s care event for London’s NHS. This was a full-day programme of education, discussion and networking opportunities designed to improve the care and management of children and young people with asthma in London. It was timed to coincide with our #AskAboutAsthma campaign – now in […]

Londoners take the #AsthmaRapChallenge for a chance at a studio recording session

5th September 2018

This September, as part of the NHS in London’s #AskAboutAsthma campaign, young Londoners can take part in the #AsthmaRapChallenge that aims to get children and young people thinking and being creative while learning and sharing essential messages about safely managing asthma. The prize is a professional recording session. Healthy London Partnership is working with Key […]

NHS in London says take three small steps to improve lives #AskAboutAsthma

3rd September 2018

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 NHS England London are launching a campaign #AskAboutAsthma to help improve the lives of those living with asthma in the capital. […]

Get ready to #AskAboutAsthma: 3-16th September

24th August 2018

The London Ask About Asthma campaign is on again this year from 3 to 16 September. The dates coincide with the return to school and peak hospital admissions for asthma. The goal is to have children and young people and the people who care for them asking simple questions to make sure they are managing their asthma. […]

Every London school to have access to Youth Mental Health First Aid by 2021

13th August 2018

A ground-breaking programme has been launched to ensure every state-funded primary, secondary school and further education college in London has access to Youth Mental Health First Aid by 2021. The programme is a collaboration between Thrive LDN and Mental Health First Aid England, supported by funding from the Mayor of London through the Young Londoners […]

Case studies  

6th August 2018

Case studies describing improvement projects focused on managing asthma for children and young people are featured here and throughout the other sections of the London Asthma Toolkit.  We are grateful to all the teams involved for sharing this work. For more information about the asthma toolkit, or to provide feedback or examples of best practice, […]

London’s acute paediatric staff to enhance their skills

2nd August 2018

Healthy London Partnership, in partnership with Health Education England, has launched a dynamic new e-learning tool for London’s acute paediatric health professionals to enhance their knowledge and training in caring for children in high dependency care. Paediatric Critical Care in Practice (PCCP) is an e-portal of resources designed for  London’s health professionals to use to […]

Paediatric critical care in practice (PCCP)

2nd August 2018

An online portal of resources designed for London’s health professionals to use to develop their knowledge and achieve the quality of care set out in the London’s Paediatric Critical Care: Level 1 and 2 Standards. Go to the e-portal: Paediatric Critical Care in Practice (PCCP) For more information about the standards read Paediatric Critical Care: […]

Discover Storytelling for parents and children in Kingston

11th July 2018

Our colleagues at Thrive LDN have partnered with Discover to deliver storytelling sessions for parents and young children. If you’re in the area, then come along! Thrive LDN has worked with Discover Storytelling Centre to develop a concept that incorporates storytelling, keeps kids entertained and demonstrates ways for parents/carers to address mental health and wellbeing […]