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  1. TPHC 2023 highlights and achievements

    2023 has been a busy year for us at Transformation Partners in Health and Care. Our work has won awards, been highlighted as good practice in government policy papers, and saved lives through training initiatives such as Thrive London’s Zero Suicide programme. Read a selection of our achievements below. January Great Mental Health Day Thrive […]

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  2. Taking a public health approach to improving asthma outcomes in children and young people

    Professor Kevin Fenton, Regional Director for London, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities Improving asthma-related outcomes and tackling health inequalities in London must go beyond excellent clinical management and personalised care for children, young people and their families to embrace a population health approach.  Understanding and addressing wider factors linked to asthma – including importantly […]

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  3. How can healthcare professionals help in tackling air pollution?

    Dr Malcolm White – Clean Air Specialist at charity Global Action Plan (GAP) reflects on the aim to make clean air healthcare a reality and the key role that healthcare professionals can play in tackling air pollution.

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  4. How we tackle poor quality housing and its impact on our patients

    Dr Meredith JP RobertsonConsultant Respiratory Paediatrician, Evelina London Children’s Hospital Throughout my medical training and practice there have been many families who have approached me and my colleagues for support with rehousing.  Like many others I had written letters, “To Whom It May Concern” saying something along the lines of, X lives in a house […]

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  5. Housing and Health working together to support children with asthma in Walsall

    Connie Jennings, Director of Stronger Communities, Walsall Housing GroupViv Marsh, Clinical Lead for Children and Young People’s Asthma Transformation, Black Country ICB Background We all know that asthma is the most common medical condition to affect children, but a lesser-known fact is that those experiencing poverty, from some minority ethnic backgrounds, and those living in […]

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  6. Calling All Healthcare Professionals: Spark Action on Air Pollution

    Dr Sarah Robertson, UK Health Security Agency On behalf of the multi-agency London Air Quality and Health Programme Office  The health effects of air pollution are serious – it is one of the greatest environmental risks to human health and one of the main avoidable causes of death and disease globally.  No one is immune […]

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  7. The value of child and family-centred integrated care

    For #AskAboutAsthma Deborah Waddell, Respiratory Specialist Nurse Asthma and Lung UK shares a case study on the impact of poor housing on a child’s respiratory and general health and the importance of integrated health and social care.

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