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South Asian queer men invited to share their views on inclusivity at brunch event

28th July 2022

On Saturday 6 August 2022, PrEPster, a voluntary group of London-based HIV activists, will be hosting a free brunch, provided by Love Tank CIC (Community Interest Group) at The Glass House in Bethnal Green to find out more about what South Asian queer men need to thrive and survive in a safe space. The event […]

Remembering Glyn Cridland

16th June 2022

Digital Communications Lead for Thrive LDN, passed away on 27 May, after collapsing due to an undiagnosed heart condition the previous Thursday. He was surrounded by his closest friends and died peacefully. A tragic loss of a wonderful person – Glyn was a much-loved and very highly valued member of the Thrive LDN team, as […]

Navigating homelessness and loneliness day to day

by Dr Jenny Drife, Consultant Psychiatrist, START Community Mental Health Outreach Team , 13th May 2022

In this homeless health blog, Dr Jenny Drife shares reflections and thought-provoking insights on links between homelessness and loneliness for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek 2022. Jenny is a member of the START Community Mental Health Team for people sleeping rough in Southwark, Lambeth and Croydon.

Homeless Health workstream update: drug and alcohol – April 2022

28th April 2022

The bespoke Pan-London Substance Misuse Programme for people who sleep rough, are in hostel accommodation, or at risk of return to the street, offers people currently sleeping rough a potentially life-saving opportunity to access valuable substance misuse treatment and recovery services that have been designed to meet their needs and vulnerabilities. The programme aims to maximise and maintain […]

Homeless Health workstream update: mental health – April 2022

28th April 2022

The London Homeless Mental Health Steering Group was convened in September 2021. The group is chaired by Sharon Spain, Director of Nursing and Quality SWLSTG. The group aims to provide systems leadership in relation to the development and delivery of a mental health action plan and opportunities to optimise the impact of the NHS Long […]

Homeless Health workstream update: out-of-hospital care – April 2022

28th April 2022

Healthy London Partnership (HLP)  secured funding from the Shared Outcomes Fund to help transform a pan-London approach to the out-of-hospital intermediate care, social care and recovery pathway for the homeless population across London. The funding has been used to assemble a project team to scope and deliver this project. Recent work has included: Developing and […]

Homeless Health workstream update: primary care – April 2022

28th April 2022

Dr Jasmin Malik is chairing the London Homeless Health Primary Care Steering Group, which has been established to bring key partners together at the city level, to oversee the citywide primary care workstream. Amongst others, the group will work to: develop primary care commissioning around homelessness services and close the gap in GP registration for […]

Homeless Health clinical leads update – April 2022

28th April 2022

Co-Clinical Leads Dr Jasmin Malik and Dr Caroline Shulman joined HLP’s Homeless Health programme in September 2021. Jasmin and Caroline bring valuable skill sets to their joint leadership role having worked with inclusion health groups in primary care across London for a number of years. Working within the homeless health network, their combined knowledge, experience and […]