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Sleepio and Good Thinking integration celebrated as a pioneering NHS innovation

22nd November 2018

The integration of the digital Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) program, Sleepio into the Good Thinking London digital wellbeing service, has been celebrated alongside some of England’s most pioneering NHS innovations. The NHS Innovation Accelerator and Bayswater Institute report, Understanding how and why the NHS adopts innovation, captures real-world insight from innovations in digital, patient safety […]

Five minutes with Sir Sam Everington, Chair of the London Clinical Commissioning Council

30th October 2018

Professor Sir Sam Everington, Tower Hamlets GP and Chair of NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group, has recently been appointed Chair of the London Clinical Commissioning Council. Healthy London Partnership caught up with him to chat about his new role and to find out more about his plans to create a ‘health voice for London’. […]

Testing new ideas to make our high streets healthier

22nd October 2018

Londoners have identified too many cheap unhealthy food options as one of the top factors making it hard for children to lead healthy lives in the Capital. Here, HLP’s Dominic Jones reflects on the findings of the Healthy High Streets programme, which challenged three London high streets to try new ideas for making our high […]

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 […]

Fast Track Cities London update

4th July 2018

London became a signatory to the international UNAIDS/IAPAC* HIV Fast-Track Cities (FTC) Initiative in January 2018. It is an excellent opportunity for London to move further and faster in its HIV response.  Since the signing event, the four joint-signatories (Public Health England, NHS England, London Councils and the Mayor of London) have formed a Kickstart […]

London is going all out to support the 70-day end PJ paralysis challenge

20th April 2018

If you were in your last 1,000 days, how many of these would you want to spend in a healthcare setting? This is the basis for the largest ever national healthcare campaign, launched by Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England and Regional Director for NHS England – London, to get people up, dressed […]

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 […]