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Successful multiagency training for London’s mental health crisis care professionals

5th July 2017

London’s crisis care professionals are developing new knowledge and skills to ensure significant improvements in experiences and clinical outcomes for some of our city’s most vulnerable individuals. Healthy London Partnership is supporting multiagency training sessions for staff across the capital working at health based place of safety sites, A&Es, London’s police forces, London Ambulance Service, […]

Specialist A&E mental health support around the clock 24/7

20th April 2017

Healthy London Partnership has successfully supported London’s NHS to win national funding for 17 A&Es to have specialist liaison mental health services in the capital. The funding means Londoners’ with mental health needs will be assessed and cared for around the clock by skilled and compassionate staff. The NHS England transformation funding supports the national […]

Mental health crisis care s136 pathway launch

14th December 2016

Posters from the 12 December 2016 launch event for the new London section 136 pathway and Health Based Place of Safety Specification. These cover the work’s background, how the crisis care system is responding and future plans for improvement. On 12 December 2016, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, joined London’s NHS, ambulance, police, mental health […]

London section 136 pathway: key principles

14th December 2016

On Monday, 12 December, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, joined London’s NHS, ambulance, police, mental health and social services at City Hall to launch a new set of standards to improve the care of vulnerable Londoners facing a mental health crisis. Our mental health crisis care programme is working with stakeholders and key partners across […]

Section 136 pathway service user scenarios

14th December 2016

This presentation offers up three distinct section 136 pathway scenarios for service users.   On Monday, 12 December, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, joined London’s NHS, ambulance, police, mental health and social services at City Hall to launch a new set of standards to improve the care of vulnerable Londoners facing a mental health crisis. It […]

Crisis care sustainability and transformation presentations

14th December 2016

Five posters from the urgent and emergency care network about its sustainability and transformation plans for crisis care. On Monday, 12 December, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, joined London’s NHS, ambulance, police, mental health and social services at City Hall to launch a new set of standards to improve the care of vulnerable Londoners facing […]

Taking the crisis out of mental health crisis care

8th December 2016

Dr Emma Whicher, Clinical Lead for Healthy London Partnership’s Mental Health Crisis Care Programme and Medical Director at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, on how London is introducing standards for mental health crisis care across the city. It is estimated that in any given year one in four Londoners will […]

Improving care for children and young people with mental health crisis in London

23rd November 2016

Recommendations for transforming London’s health and care for London’s children and young people. The purpose of this guide is to support the development of accessible, consistent and effective care for children and young people experiencing a mental health crisis in London. It contains seven recommendations, alongside indicative timelines, for commissioners and providers to implement to […]