Tag: primary care

London good practice screening guide: breast, cervical and bowel

30th September 2016

This good practice guide to cancer screening in London provides primary care with a practical how-to guide of evidence-based recommendations representing the current best practice in cancer screening. For most Integrated Care Boards (ICBs), cancer remains the largest single cause of premature death. Cancer screening is crucial in preventing and detecting cancer. It offers a significant opportunity […]


7th August 2016

This page has information on childhood obesity and prevention in the form of  a quick guide and guidelines on child obesity management. Childhood obesity is an epidemic in the UK, with around “1 in 5 children leaving primary school obese”. Prevention is indispensable to overcoming this problem. The quick guide and guidelines available to download […]

Enhanced health in care homes

26th June 2016

On this page you’ll find resources and information to support care homes and commissioners to improve the quality of health in care homes and patient flows across London. Enabling people to live in their own home as long as possible is a key ambition for health and social care. For some people, a residential care […]

Learning needs assessment

7th August 2015

This pages offers details of a learning needs assessment questionnaire developed to assess levels of knowledge and confidence among GPs and other practice staff in treating children and young people.  The questionnaire was developed to support the primary care pilots. The results may be used as the basis for the development of training programmes designed to meet […]

Good practice guidance for children and young people’s mental health care in primary care

7th August 2015

Evidence-based good practice summary guidance for children and young people’s mental health care in primary care. It was developed in collaboration with UCL Partners.  There are two parts to this work: 1) Good practice examples of how primary care and early help enhances the care for children and young people with mental health problems. 2) […]

Parity of esteem

7th August 2015

This page has information on parity of esteem in the form of a video of a debate on the topic, a briefing note, plans for implementation and overviews on the different aspects of the subject. Since 2012, the Government has established that the NHS carries a responsibility to deliver parity of esteem – in other […]

Gastroesophageal reflux

7th August 2015

Gastro-oesphageal reflux is one of the top paediatric conditions with which children and young people present to primary care services.   The pathway and presentation slides on this page were created by the team at Evelina Children’s Hospital.

Mental and emotional wellbeing

9th April 2015

Increasing numbers of young people are presenting to primary care services with mental and emotional health issues. This section provides resources and support for primary and community care staff working with children and young people with mental health needs.  

Primary care children and young people’s toolkit

9th April 2015

Welcome to our toolkit created to support London’s primary and community care providers in improving children and young people’s care. While it has been designed for London’s NHS staff, we think it will be of interest to all involved with caring for children and young people. It will continue to be updated. If you have […]