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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 […]

Discover Storytelling for parents and children in Deptford

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 […]

In focus – Childhood obesity: a plan for action chapter 2

4th July 2018

The government has published its plan of the actions it will take to tackle childhood obesity by 2030. It commits to halve childhood obesity and significantly reduce the gap in obesity between children from the most and least deprived areas. Part one of the childhood obesity plan was published in 2016. Read our summary of […]

Ask About Asthma 3 – 16 September 2018

29th June 2018

  London’s #AskAboutAsthma campaign is back on! This year running from 3-16 September. Last year was a great success and this year we want to do even better. It’s three simple asks. If you’re working or caring for children and young people with asthma make sure they 1) have an asthma plan 2) can use […]

Breaking down barriers for young carers in London

28th June 2018

Naheeda Rahman, a medical student at UCL, explains an important pilot initiative underway in London to better support young carers in healthcare environments. Carers are vital to the health of the person they care for and indispensable to the NHS. Every year they save the NHS around £132 billion. An estimated 1 in 12 secondary […]