Tag: prevention

Findings from London’s Great Weight Debate

5th February 2018

This report sets out the findings from an independent evaluation of the Great Weight Debate that invited all Londoners to share their views on how children in the capital could be supported to lead healthier lives. The Great Weight Debate aimed to raise awareness of the levels of childhood obesity in London and provide an opportunity to […]

Infographic – Making every contact count

1st February 2018

A handy and informative infographic that tells the story of making every contact count using images and headline statistics.  It explains what making every contact count is, why it is important and gives organisations useful next steps on their journey to implementing making every contact count. Download this resource as a PDF and use it […]

Let’s get healthier one conversation at a time

1st February 2018

Healthy London Partnership is leading a London-wide campaign that encourages more organisations to get their staff to have positive health and wellbeing conversations with people they meet every day. It’s time for Londoners to start making every contact count. Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is about behaviour change. It is about staff from across NHS, local […]

Network of Healthy Living Ambassadors champion good health at work

31st January 2018

Almost 200 staff at 16 NHS organisations in London have received training to become Healthy Living Ambassadors as part of our work to make sure the capital’s workplaces support Londoners to lead healthier lives so avoidable illness and demand on NHS services is reduced. The staff, including those at seven trusts and six CCGs, will […]

Conversation starters for young people

22nd January 2018

If youth teams wish to hold activities or events with young people, members of the London Obesity Leadership Group have pulled together a list conversation starters that they may wish to use. Please amend as you see fit to suit the ages of the young people you speak too.

London joins Fast-Track Cities initiative to reduce new HIV infections

11th January 2018

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, signed the Paris Declaration on Fast-Track Cities Ending the AIDS Epidemic, along with borough leaders, Public Health England and NHS England on Wednesday 10 January. Their ambition is to cut rates of new HIV infection in the capital and eliminate discrimination and stigma associated with the condition. London has already […]

[VIDEO] Great weight debate – roadshow film

25th November 2017

London has more overweight and obese children than New York, Sydney, Paris or Madrid. More than a third are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. All London councils have new plans to tackle childhood obesity and are putting these into action. But we need to work smarter, faster and harder. Our […]

Communications toolkit

4th November 2017

Use our specially designed and easily updatable London templates, presentations, posters and images around your workplace and online to promote making every contact count (MECC) in your organisation. Together we can all get London healthier one conversation at a time.   MECC communications toolkit The making every contact count (MECC) communications toolkit has been designed to […]

London Making Every Contact Count resources

4th November 2017

Use our information, tools and resources to start, support or enhance your making every contact count programme. It is designed and organised to support you in implementing the London framework.

Healthy Living Week – resources

26th October 2017

For 2018 we are encouraging organisations and communities to think about how the concept of Healthy Living Week can be introduced and built on throughout the year, with activities being launched and then repeated whenever you like. We have provided a small collection of resources based on previous year’s campaign to help begin this. You […]