Transformation Partners in Health and Care: Community Chest

London has faced many fresh challenges in recent years. As our city continues to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re now also managing the ongoing challenges of an unprecedented cost-of-living crisis. Many Londoners who most need support are struggling to get even their most basic needs met.

There is a pressing need to find effective, efficient and sustainable ways to channel funding to the most deprived communities to support activities that can positively impact their health and wellbeing.

This 12-month project will lead the development of the Community Chest for Social Prescribing model. We’ll be drawing a greater understanding of the impact of the model in areas already trialing this approach, promoting implementation of the model across London, working with regional Integrated Care Systems to develop a strategy for piloting the project in their most deprived boroughs and supporting direct uptake where funding can be secured.