Personal perspectives on urban health and wellbeing

A new Guy’s and St Thomas' charity report (attached) combines data, expert opinion and lived experience to look at the complex interaction between the assets and risks of urban environment, diversity and deprivation, and their impact on health.

Big Squeeze 2012: surviving not thriving

LVSC's fourth Big Squeeze survey provides an annual snapshot of how the voluntary and community sector in London is responding to the recession and public spending cuts. This year's survey found 41% of respondents had closed services in 2011-12.

Impact of economic downturn and policy changes on health inequalities in London report

University College London Institute of Health Equity has published 'The impact of the economic downturn and policy changes on health inequalities in London’ which was commissioned by the London Health Inequalities Network.

Prevention is better than cure: the benefits of working with London's voluntary and community sector to improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequality

A full report from the event held by LVSC in March 2012, including a list of recommendations developed from discussions at the event. The event explained the new health structures that are being established in London as part of a huge re-organisation of the NHS.

Marmot Indicators for Local Authorities in England, 2012

Fair Society, Healthy Lives: The Marmot Review report was published in February 2010. The report included some suggested indicators to support monitoring of the overall strategic direction in reducing health inequalities.

Closing Time? report

London Health Observatory’s Closing Time? report outlines the cost of alcohol attributable admissions to the NHS in London.

Mind & Soul Choir

Mind & Soul is a community choir which is open to SLAM service users/staff, their friends and carers, local people and anyone who accesses mental health services.

Artist Studio Finder

Artist Studio Finder is an online search facility for artists looking for a studio in London. It provides a central location where artists can quickly and easily find out about available studios across the city.

Be Creative Be Well Evaluation published

Over three and a half years, the Well London programme empowered some of the capital’s most deprived communities to take a proactive role in enhancing their health and wellbeing.

Audiences London publishes Area Profile Reports

A wealth of socio-demographic data and information on levels of arts attendance about the population of Great Britain in handy reports specific to your area. A quick and cheap way of understanding catchment areas and identifying and understanding target areas.


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