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Updates from our urban health partnerships.

Multiple long-term conditions

Building works
Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates
11 May 2021

Breaking the link between housing insecurity and ill-health

We’re backing a new scheme to improve housing security for people living in urban areas with long-term health conditions.

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Childhood obesity

Girl with shopping bag
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
22 Sep 2020

New SMASH App aims to reduce youth obesity

Save Money and Stay Healthy incentivises young people to eat healthier, with 20% discounts for 9 million 13-24 year olds.

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Multiple long-term conditions

Women in Tulse Hill
Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates
02 Sep 2020

New neighbourhood scheme in Tulse Hill gets go-ahead

We're working to support community organising, develop partnerships with local organisations and provide employment and welfare support.

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Childhood obesity

Naturelly packaging
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
14 Jul 2020

Seven healthier snack brands to test a new food industry

The first cohort of Good Food Fund brands has been chosen – seven tasty, healthier snacks with the potential to disrupt the food market.

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Childhood obesity

Teacher with two pupils
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
04 May 2020

New childhood obesity learning network launches

The Childhood Obesity Programme Network connects over 50 representatives from organisations working to tackle childhood obesity.

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Childhood obesity

People outside shop
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
01 Apr 2020

Good Food Fund launches for food start-ups

The £1.8m fund will go to startups who increase the availability of affordable, tasty, convenient and healthier food.

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Childhood obesity

Boy eating lunch at school
Georgia Burke
Georgia Burke
Digital Communications Officer
Latest updates
17 Mar 2020

Expanding Lambeth pilot to support children’s health

We're investing £900,000 to make healthy food and physical activity more accessible to children, with the aim of developing a model that can be replicated.

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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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