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Free flu jab for care home staff and domiciliary care workers

19th October 2017

Care home staff and domiciliary care workers in London can now get a free flu jab to help limit the spread of flu and keep elderly care home residents well this winter.  Flu can be more severe for people aged 65 or over and can lead to serious complications such as bronchitis and pneumonia. Many people […]

New funding available to support Londoners’ in crisis

5th October 2017

Healthy London Partnership is supporting London’s crisis care system to use national capital funding to implement London’s Section 136 pathway and the health based place of safety specification launched in December 2016 by the Mayor of London. From October 2017, £15m in national capital funding is available to expand services that can help prevent mental health service […]

Streaming and redirection: the London model

30th September 2017

This document details recommendations for streaming and redirection in London’s A&Es and Urgent Treatment Centres (UTCs). It outlines the rationale behind having a separate model for London and the process and methodology used to develop this model. ‘Streaming and redirection: the London model’ has been produced to ensure London has a clear and consistent streaming […]

Managing demand through channel shift

28th September 2017

 A summary of the recommended interventions identified in NHS England’s Consolidated Channel Shift Model.  In February 2017, NHS England published a suite of urgent and emergency care interventions called the Consolidated Channel Shift Model. This is a model designed for system leaders to respond to increasing demand in health and care. It will be of […]

Specialist A&E mental health support around the clock 24/7

20th April 2017

Healthy London Partnership has successfully supported London’s NHS to win national funding for 17 A&Es to have specialist liaison mental health services in the capital. The funding means Londoners’ with mental health needs will be assessed and cared for around the clock by skilled and compassionate staff. The NHS England transformation funding supports the national […]

NHS 111 takes home top award at UK Cloud Awards 2017

30th March 2017

Healthy London Partnership and its development partner, Content Guru, picked up the ‘Digital Transformation Project’ award for the NHS 111 Patient Relationship Management system. The cloud-based system is designed to improve patients’ experience of NHS 111 and has been digitally transforming the way the NHS in London manages urgent care. It is currently unique to London although there are […]

A million Londoners to test new NHS 111 app

6th January 2017

Over a million residents in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington will get free access to an NHS 111 app to check symptoms and get accurate, safe, medical advice, 24/7 in just a few taps. The way Londoners access urgent and emergency health services is changing, and their NHS is evolving too. People in five […]

London section 136 pathway: key principles

14th December 2016

On Monday, 12 December, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, joined London’s NHS, ambulance, police, mental health and social services at City Hall to launch a new set of standards to improve the care of vulnerable Londoners facing a mental health crisis. Our mental health crisis care programme is working with stakeholders and key partners across […]

Section 136 pathway service user scenarios

14th December 2016

This presentation offers up three distinct section 136 pathway scenarios for service users.   On Monday, 12 December, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, joined London’s NHS, ambulance, police, mental health and social services at City Hall to launch a new set of standards to improve the care of vulnerable Londoners facing a mental health crisis. It […]