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One-quarter of Londoners experiencing mental ill health get personalised wellbeing support from Good Thinking, London’s world-first free digital wellbeing service

25th September 2019

Good Thinking, London’s free NHS-approved digital wellbeing service for people living and working in London, has published its first report tracking its journey from concept to pilot and into a service that has so far reached over 250,000 people experiencing anxiety, low mood, stress and sleeping difficulties in the capital – The Good Thinking journey: […]

A Celebration of World Mental Health Day 2018 at City Hall

8th October 2018

Our colleagues at Thrive LDN, in partnership with the Mayor of London’s Peer Outreach Team, are holding an event to celebrate Work Mental Health Day at City Hall. The aim of the event is to talk freely about mental health and attempt to reduce the social stigma behind it, through raising awareness and understanding of […]

Government cuts putting the health of Londoners at risk, warns Mayor

3rd September 2018

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will today warn that enormous pressures facing the NHS and cuts to local government funding are putting the health of Londoners at risk, as he urges the government to reverse the cuts to the public health grant in the upcoming spending review. He will make the call as he […]

Citywide campaign launched to tackle mental health unfairness

16th July 2018

Thrive LDN’s Are we OK London? campaign returns for second year focusing on how poor mental health is more prominent in some groups of society than others.  Thrive LDN will offer a platform to amplify unheard voices and enable Londoners to share their experiences directly in a diverse range of ways. London’s citywide movement to […]

Mayor snaps up multi-million pound hospital site with new City Hall Land Fund

14th May 2018

Sadiq steps in to buy first site with his £250m Land Fund. Landmark deal will secure 50 per cent affordable housing. Investment will allow for redevelopment of mental health hospital at St Ann’s. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has for the first time used his new Land Fund to purchase a site at St […]

The Mayor of London proposes banning junk food ads on London transport

11th May 2018

Healthy London Partnership is proud to support The Mayor of London’s plans for a first-ever junk food advert ban on transport network. Junk food advertising would be banned from the entire Transport for London network under bold proposals unveiled today by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, as part of his drive to tackle the […]

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 […]

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 […]

The London Plan: The spatial development strategy for greater London

8th December 2017

A summary of the key messages and policies pertaining to health in the new ‘The London Plan’ set out by Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London.  The Greater London Authority released a new The London Plan on 29 November 2017. It replaces the previous version published by Boris Johnson during his time as Mayor of […]