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Get to Know Cancer campaign recognised with prestigious award

NHS England (London) and Tottenham Hotspur FC were last night presented with a prestigious award from the football community for their outstanding work to improve early cancer diagnosis. The Get to Know Cancer campaign was named Best Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme at the Football Business Awards, beating Chelsea FC, Budweiser and Liverpool FC among others. Spurs has […]

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Review of pathway following sexual assault for children and young people in London

NHS England London and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust publish report on a review of pathway following sexual assault for children and young people in London. The Havens, part of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, was commissioned by NHS England London to review the existing services that help children and young people in […]

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Capital’s first mental health crisis standards announced as a survey shows 86% of people with mental illness need more help

A round the clock telephone helpline and 24-hour psychiatric services in Accident Emergency Departments: just some of the support NHS England (London) says Londoners experiencing mental health crisis should expect to receive in future under new mental health crisis care standards announced today. Experts from 22 organisations including Mind, the Metropolitan Police, NHS, social care, […]

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NHS England and London CCGs welcome London Health Commission report

NHS England and London Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) today (15 October) welcomed the publication of the London Health Commission report, “Better Health for London”. Commenting on the report, Anne Rainsberry, NHS England London Regional Director said: “As the Commission has progressed, it has been a privilege to hear, first hand, the passion of patients, members […]

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Transforming Community Services in London – TransformLDN

The TransformLDN project was established in April 2014 by NHS England London’s Chief Nurse, Caroline Alexander, in collaboration with health and care leaders and commissioners from across London. The aim was to create a vision and declaration that inspires all community practitioners and commissioners to realise a community-led transformation in health and social care in […]

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Getting ready for school – is your child immunised?

With the start of the new school year in London, Public Health England and NHS England are calling on all parents to ensure that their child is up to date with all recommended immunisations. Starting school is an exciting time for children but many start school not fully immunised. If your child is not fully […]

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Go ahead announced to revolutionise cancer and heart disease care for millions

UPDATE At the time of issue the below information referencing a decision by NHS England was believed to be correct, but is now known to be inaccurate.  An update is now available to view. Pioneering approach, designed to save over 1,000 lives a year, will link local hospitals and GPs with specialist ‘centres of excellence’, […]

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