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Resources to promote outcome measures in Mental Health launched

15th October 2019

The Mental Health Transformation Team are delighted to launch resources on HoNOS and DIALOG, designed to promote the use of patient outcome measures in Mental Health. Measuring outcome measures provides a way for patients, clinicians and the health and care systems to understand the impact of the care provided. Outcome measures can be used to […]

Young Londoners takeover City Hall for a World Mental Health Day Festival

10th October 2019

London’s citywide movement to improve mental health and wellbeing, Thrive LDN, has worked in partnership with the Mayor of London’s Peer Outreach Team to takeover City Hall for an all-day young Londoner-led festival to mark World Mental Health Day (WMHD) 2019.   The festival, which took place throughout the public spaces of City Hall on […]

English & translated versions of the DIALOG scale

10th October 2019

Translated versions Copies of the DIALOG scale are available in the following languages: DIALOG Scale Albanian DIALOG Scale Bosnian DIALOG Scale Croatian DIALOG Scale English DIALOG Scale Italian DIALOG Scale Luganda DIALOG Scale Macedonian DIALOG Scale Montenegrin DIALOG Scale Portuguese DIALOG scale Serbian DIALOG Scale Spanish DIALOG Scale Urdu

HoNOS

10th October 2019

In London, we are supporting the use and analysis of HoNOS as a clinician reported outcome measure (CROM). What is HoNOS? HoNOS (Health of the Nation Outcome Scales) is a method of measuring the health and social functioning of people with severe mental illness. It is comprised of 12 scales that measure behaviour, impairment, symptoms […]

DIALOG

10th October 2019

DIALOG In London, we are supporting the implementation of DIALOG as the London patient reported outcome measure (PROM) which is an assessment of health status and health-related quality of life that comes directly from the patient. What is DIALOG? DIALOG is a set of 11 questions where service users are asked to rate their satisfaction […]

Mental Health in Integrated Care Systems

10th October 2019

The London Mental Health in Integrated Care Systems (MHICS) programme is a London-wide programme that strives to make the case for, and to understand the value of, mental health within an Integrated Care System (ICS). The NHS Long Term Plan requires Integrated Care Systems to be in place by April 2021; the MHICS programme is […]

We must not overlook the physical health of those with mental illness

10th October 2019

By Dr. Ofra Koffman, Senior Project Manager, Healthy London Partnership Those with a severe mental illness suffer poor physical health compared with those without these illnesses and are likely to die younger as a result. More than 100,000 Londoners are living with a severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Current statistics suggest […]

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: […]

Multi-agency Mental Health Act training Evaluation

18th September 2019

In 2017, London’s Crisis Care Programme developed multiagency training sessions to support the preparation of local systems for section 136 (s136) Mental Health Act (MHA) legislation changes in November 2017. These were initially held in each of London’s mental health trusts and at London Ambulance Service (LAS). The training focused on MHA and aligning local […]