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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 toolkit is designed to support local training to all NHS, local authority and police staff involved in the s136 pathway. The latest toolkit includes: training materials from multiagency sessions […]

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 […]

Huge improvements for people experiencing a mental health crisis at London’s first 24/7 staffed ‘Place of Safety’ pilot

15th December 2017

 Findings from the first 24/7 staffed ‘place of safety’ to implement London’s section 136 pathway and Health Based Place of Safety specification have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from users of mental health crisis services and has shown significant improvement in the pressure often experienced by the police, paramedics, A&E departments and the sites themselves. […]

What to do if your child is unwell – London guide

14th December 2017

A London guide for parents of babies and toddlers for what to do if a child is unwell and the services that can help.  Our thanks go to Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge CCGs (with design by NEL CSU) for sharing their local guide and adapting it for all of London.

Coordinated consistent and clear urgent and emergency care – updated Nov 2017

11th December 2017

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh’s national Urgent and  Emergency Care Review called for the transformation of services to address the unsustainable pressures on the urgent and emergency care system and offered recommendations to deliver transformation. In London, we have made significant strides in improving urgent and emergency services. We now need to build on these efforts and draw from the Keogh review […]

Know your NHS this winter  #staywellLondon

8th December 2017

In London over 200,000 people work for the NHS and chances are if you’re one of them, you’re always being asked advice by friends and family about where to go and what to do. Did you know: 40% of people in A&E have spoken to a friend or family member who works for the NHS. […]

Stay well London – London Extended GP Access Service: Frequently asked questions

8th December 2017

Frequently asked questions and answers about London’s urgent, emergency and primary care services. During winter 2017/18, we are running a campaign aimed at NHS staff, giving them simple messages that they can share with friends and family on Facebook and Twitter. These frequently asked questions are for our staff to use to help them feel confident […]

SLaM’s centralised health-based place of safety evaluation 2017

7th December 2017

An evaluation of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust’s centralised health-based place of safety. This report outlines evaluation findings of the new centralised health-based place of safety service model at the Maudsley Hospital. The SLaM place of safety opened as a pilot in January 2017. The new model replaced four single-occupancy sites in Lambeth, […]