Tag: self-care

The Unsung Heroes of the Digital World: Celebrating & Supporting Community

22nd January 2020

To support the vitally important topic of “self-care” for this year’s Community Manager Advancement Day, Good Thinking (an NHS initiative supported by Public Health England and the London Mayor’s Office) invites you to join us for our second major interactive roundtable. It’s completely free to attend. What’s it about? For too long, community managers have […]

Free app to tackle stress, anxiety and depression  

17th July 2019

Good Thinking, the NHS-approved digital mental wellbeing service that is free for Londoners, has partnered with My Possible Self to help more Londoners who are experiencing common mental wellbeing concerns improve how they feel every day My Possible Self, the mental health mobile app that uses clinically-proven techniques to help people reduce excessive stress, overload […]

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 […]

Gardening with the RHS for good mental health

5th June 2018

Healthy London Partnership joined colleagues from NHS England to volunteer in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Feel Good Garden at Chelsea Flower Show between 22-26 May 2018. The Feel Good Garden was awarded worthy winner this year and recognised the NHS’s 70th birthday and the therapeutic benefits of gardening. The garden will be relocated to […]

[VIDEO] What is social prescribing?

5th June 2018

An animation explaining how using local community activities alongside clinical treatments creates more holistic health and care solutions for individuals. The animation is designed for commissioners, GPs and other health and care providers to use with colleagues and patients to help promote the benefits of social prescribing. It explains how linking patients with local organisations […]

Steps towards implementing self-care

26th October 2017

This is a practical guide to implementing self-care. It aims to support clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to work closely with appropriate local partners to increase the number of people who care for themselves effectively. London has committed to promoting the health and wellbeing of its citizens. This includes helping people look after their own health better, and making it […]

[VIDEO] How to provide social prescribing services

26th October 2017

A visual guide to social prescribing designed to help local commissioners take the first steps towards implementing social prescribing locally. This animation draws on what we have learned so far and from the best available evidence to support local implementation.  This guide has been co-produced with experts by experience from NHS North West London Collaboration of […]

Personalisation and self-care case for change

26th October 2017

This report outlines the case for change for increasing personalisation of London’s health and care and encouraging more self-care.  Poor citizen experience and outcomes,  growing demand from an ageing population, more people with one or more long-term conditions, fragmented and unsustainable models of care and an unprecedented financial challenge are all reasons underpinning why the health […]

Social prescribing: Steps towards implementing self care

5th January 2017

A guide to implementing social prescribing in London. It is designed for commissioners and local leaders and offers practical advice on how to take the first steps toward local social prescribing. It draws on learning and inspiration from London’s early adopters and innovators, including Bromley-by-Bow, Rotherham, Bristol, City & Hackney.