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Urgent and Emergency Care Co-Design Event

29th May 2019

London’s performance against the four-hour emergency care standard has decreased by almost 10% since April 2015.  The current approach to improving emergency department (ED) performance is not having the impact needed to secure the best possible outcomes for our patients. The event will bring together key system level partners and leaders from across London to […]

SLaM’s centralised health-based place of safety evaluation 2018

12th November 2018

An evaluation of the sustainability and impact of the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust’s centralised health-based place of safety model.  This second report builds on the initial evaluation of November 2017, to see whether original trends identified have been sustained, and whether there has been any additional impact or any unintended consequences since […]

Local engagement underway for crisis care proposals

26th July 2018

London Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STP) are now engaging locally on how to implement the London-wide model of care for people detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act. Health professionals working across London’s acute and mental health services are encouraged to get involved in the development of local proposals and use their experience […]

Case study: London’s mental health handover form

18th June 2018

Some of the things we do might be small and simple but have a massive impact on people’s lives. For example, we worked with London’s A&E departments and police forces to develop a handover form, which has resulted in 83 per cent fewer people going missing from A&E when having a mental health crisis, compared […]

London’s Section 136 new model of care shortlisted for Healthcare Transformation awards

13th June 2018

Healthy London Partnership, in partnership with South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, is delighted to announce that London’s section 136 new model of care has been shortlisted for the Innovation in Mental Health Care award. Since 2015, Healthy London Partnership has worked in partnership with London’s health and care system to develop a […]

London Whole System Regional Frailty Event: Improving the Quality of Life for People with Frailty

27th April 2018

London’s Urgent and Emergency Care Improvement Collaborative and NHS England are hosting a Whole System Regional Frailty Event on 24th May 2018. This practical day aims to bring together key national and regional stakeholders who want to improve services for people with frailty – including clinicians from all relevant disciplines, primary, secondary and community care, […]

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 […]

Mental health crisis care toolkit

20th December 2017

Our mental health crisis care toolkit has been developed to support London’s crisis care teams to provide high quality and consistent care across the capital. The latest toolkit includes: training materials from sessions delivered to almost 300 multi-agency staff across the capital in 2018. These sessions focussed on the Mental Health Act, the Mental Capacity […]

In focus – London’s Section 136 Pathway and Health Based Places of Safety

19th December 2017

London’s new section 136 pathway and Health Based Place of Safety specification was published in December 2016. Healthy London Partnership is supporting London’s crisis care system to positively transform the quality of care for individuals detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act. This work is built on the foundations of the Mental Health […]