Tag: London

Transforming Cancer Services Team lunchtime showcase event

14th March 2018

The Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST) are holding a lunchtime showcase event on 18 April 2018, 11.00am – 1.30pm at Skipton House, The Atrium. This is an opportunity for our key stakeholders to come together and find out more about the projects, progress and transformation that is being undertaken at a pan-London level by the […]

Fast food shops and businesses pilot ideas to make high streets healthier

22nd February 2018

Healthy London Partnership is working with fast food shops, business owners, entrepreneurs, charities and young people to pilot their ideas for making high streets in Haringey, Lambeth and Southwark healthier for children and young people. The Healthy High Streets Challenge invited people who work, live and play around three London high streets to submit their […]

Consultation on Mayor’s draft London plan

2nd February 2018

Londoners and NHS organisations are being invited to respond to a consultation on the Mayor’s draft London plan which includes a policy to prevent new hot food takeaways from opening within 400 metres of a primary or secondary school. The London plan is a strategic plan which shapes how London evolves and develops. All planning […]

Network of Healthy Living Ambassadors champion good health at work

31st January 2018

Almost 200 staff at 16 NHS organisations in London have received training to become Healthy Living Ambassadors as part of our work to make sure the capital’s workplaces support Londoners to lead healthier lives so avoidable illness and demand on NHS services is reduced. The staff, including those at seven trusts and six CCGs, will […]

London joins Fast-Track Cities initiative to reduce new HIV infections

11th January 2018

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, signed the Paris Declaration on Fast-Track Cities Ending the AIDS Epidemic, along with borough leaders, Public Health England and NHS England on Wednesday 10 January. Their ambition is to cut rates of new HIV infection in the capital and eliminate discrimination and stigma associated with the condition. London has already […]

Good thinking service offers more mental health support for Londoners

11th January 2018

Londoners experiencing sleep difficulties, anxiety, low mood and stress are now being directed towards self-care support as the Good Thinking digital wellbeing service enters its latest testing phase.  Two million Londoners will experience mental ill health this year however 75% of Londoners with depression and anxiety do not receive any treatment at all. The London Health […]

Thrive LDN community workshop: Harrow

10th January 2018

Thrive LDN is a citywide movement for mental health, supported by the Mayor of London and led by the London Health Board. Harrow, Thrive LDN and the Mental Health Foundation are inviting anyone who lives or works in Harrow to a community conversation aimed at encouraging people to work together to improve health and happiness in the borough. At […]

Thrive LDN reaches 15.5 million people

10th January 2018

  Thrive LDN has published a report on the early findings from its ‘Are we OK London?’ campaign which launched in July to start an open conversation with Londoners about mental health and wellbeing. The report provides an overview of the engagement achieved so far and the feedback from Londoners to help identify any gaps […]

Health and care leaders work together to implement devolution

8th January 2018

The signing of the London Health and Care Devolution Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by London, national partners and central government on 16 November marked a significant milestone for the future of health and care. The devolution deal confirmed the commitment to accelerate health and care transformation for the benefit of all Londoners through the delegation […]