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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 […]

Support and development of the long term plan for children and young people

13th August 2019

Children and young people’s team work with STPs commissioning leaders to develop approach to urgent and emergency care to support development of their Long Term Plan work. The children and young people’s team secured funding from Health Education England to run a system wide urgent and emergency care physical and mental health leadership development programme […]

Case study: Collaboratively transforming Urgent and Emergency Care in London

2nd July 2019

Bringing together partners with transformation experts and Londoners is one of the key roles Healthy London Partnership (HLP) plays in tackling London’s most complex health challenges. For example, Healthy London Partnership’s (HLP) Urgent and Emergency Care (UEC) programme, in partnership with the Emergency Care Improvement Support Team (ECIST), recently demonstrated to over 150 senior health […]

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 […]

Case study: Supporting care homes to join NHSmail

30th April 2019

Bringing together partners with transformation experts and Londoners is one of the key roles Healthy London Partnership (HLP) plays in tackling London’s most complex health challenges. Through partnerships with NHS Digital and NHS England, Healthy London Partnership has played a significant role in bringing a group of care homes onto NHSmail. What was the challenge? Care homes largely rely […]

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, […]