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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: […]

Over 100,000 Londoners take up unique opportunity to boost their wellbeing online

10th October 2018

On 10 October 2018, World Mental Health Day, London’s NHS, London boroughs and Public Health England are pleased to announce that Good Thinking – London’s unique digital mental wellbeing service – has supported over 100,000 Londoners who are looking for personalised new ways to improve their mental wellbeing. Good Thinking launched in November 2017 and […]

Health profile for London

13th August 2018

The health profile for London in July 2018. This profile has been developed by Public Health England and gives a picture of health for Londoners. This is a profile for adults and children and includes: Deprivation: a national view Demographics: population Health outcomes: life expectancy Health outcomes: trends in preventable mortality Health summary for London

All Londoners have the right to a healthy mouth

31st May 2018

Poor access to dental services has a significant impact on the lives of people experiencing homelessness. Poor oral health commonly causes pain and suffering; dental pain can have a negative impact on mental and physical health and in some cases can cause people to use alcohol or drugs to control their pain. We have produced […]

Healthy mouths posters and guidance

31st May 2018

A poster and guidance to help people who are homeless in London get easier access to a dentist. The poster has been designed to be displayed at homeless services. The guidance explains the types of services available, how to access them and how if you are working with people who are homeless you can lead […]

Segmented analysis of the pathways for colorectal and lung cancer

12th April 2018

The London Transforming Cancer Services Team has been have been working with Public Health England on a project to assess the typical pathways for people diagnosed with colorectal or lung cancer in London. The aim was to get a better understanding of the pathways and the unique challenges affecting the 62-day cancer waits standard. Two […]

Let’s get healthier one conversation at a time

1st February 2018

Healthy London Partnership is leading a London-wide campaign that encourages more organisations to get their staff to have positive health and wellbeing conversations with people they meet every day. It’s time for Londoners to start making every contact count. Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is about behaviour change. It is about staff from across NHS, local […]

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 […]

Landmark devolution deal to improve health and care across the capital

16th November 2017

Devolution will bring health and care services closer together. The NHS in London will be incentivised to sell unused land and buildings, with money reinvested in health and care, community and public services. Surplus land will be available to develop more housing A ground-breaking devolution deal that will lead to improvements in health and care in London […]