Latest updates

Updates from our partnerships and urban health programmes.

Childhood obesity

Two older women at a market stall
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
10 Mar 2020

National partnership to drive healthier food and drink policies

Working with Sustain, we will propose healthy, sustainable alternatives to existing local and national policy to protect children's health.

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Multiple long-term conditions

People crossing the street
Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates
31 Jan 2020

Helping people with long-term conditions access work

Having a low or no income can contribute to poor health, so we've set up two partnerships to remove barriers to meaningful employment.

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Multiple long-term conditions

Man with walking stick on a bench
Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates
15 Nov 2019

Seven new projects explore long-term conditions

We're researching why working-age people progress - sometimes rapidly - from one health condition to many and how this can be slowed down.

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Urban health

Woman and man at Pembroke House
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
29 Oct 2019

Social enterprises get support to boost local health

The eight social enterprises we've picked to receive funding and support to expand.

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Childhood obesity

Boys at school
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
04 Sep 2019

Launch of ‘Every Child A Healthy Weight’

Ten ambitions for London to give every child nutritious food options, plenty of water to drink, and opportunities to run and play.

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Childhood obesity

Boy eating at East Street Market
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
18 Jun 2019

Expanded Faraday ward scheme to help 1,900 more children

We're investing £1.2m to help children in neighbouring wards achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

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Childhood obesity

Healthy Markets campaign
Georgia Burke
Georgia Burke
Digital Communications Officer
Latest updates
15 May 2019

Campaign calls on investors to help tackle child obesity

With ShareAction, we're pushing for healthier, affordable products, limited marketing of sugary products to children and clear food labelling.

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Urban health

Men in an office
Georgia Burke
Georgia Burke
Digital Communications Officer
Latest updates
18 Apr 2019

Match Trading grants for social enterprises

We're providing local entrepreneurs with grant funding to make projects to improve health in Lambeth and Southwark more sustainable.

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Childhood obesity

Woman going to the supermarket
Georgia Burke
Georgia Burke
Digital Communications Officer
Latest updates
08 Feb 2019

New national partnerships to tackle childhood obesity

For the first time in the UK, we're testing the 'Collaboration for Healthier Lives' initiative.

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