London Health Board launched

The first meeting of the new London Health Board took place on Monday 20 May at City Hall.

The London Health Board is a partnership between local government, the NHS and the Mayor of London. Chaired by the Mayor, the Board comprises 15 members including leaders appointed from London Councils, four mayoral appointments and five health service leaders. 

The board will meet quarterly and aims to:
• improve the healthy life expectancy of Londoners
• reduce health inequalities in London between and within boroughs
• ensure that London’s life sciences sector continues to thrive and grow.

A number of priority areas have been identified: 
• making the case for investing in London’s health economy
• promoting growth and jobs in London’s health and life sciences sectors
• improving primary care
• enhancing the patient experience, particularly through transparency of data and digital access to information
• improving mental health services.

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