HEALTH REPORTS

August 2019 | Andrew Boff AM

The Full Spectrum: Making London Autism Friendly

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Autism is a hugely diverse and complex condition that affects thousands of people across London. It is currently estimated that there are around 88,000 autistic people living in London. A much wider group of people will live with, work with or come into contact with autistic people day in, day out, across London. Given that autism affects so many people in London, it should be vital to strive for an autism friendly city. An autism friendly city should be a place that is not only accessible for autistic people but enables them to lead fulfilling and independent lives. This will not only benefit autistic people and their families and carers, but will also benefit wider society, so that London can become a more inclusive and cohesive environment for those on the autism spectrum.

April 2019 | Andrew Boff AM

Tipping The Scales Against Childhood Obesity

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this report demonstrates, the evidence and economic case suggest that tackling childhood obesity requires a comprehensive, multi-agency strategy that focuses on reducing risk factors and their unequal impact from pregnancy through the early years.

October 2016 | Shaun Bailey AM

Time For Care: Reducing The Pressure On London's A&E Departments

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This report recommends the Mayor promotes the implementation of this trial at hospitals across London and helps address worsening A&E waiting times by improving education around accessing appropriate health services and registration with local GPs.

July 2016 | Shaun Bailey AM

Never Miss A Beat: Improving London's Response To Cardiac Arrests

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Unfortunately, cardiac arrests are not uncommon in London. Last year (2014/15) the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended 10,211 cardiac arrest incidents. A significant reason for the relatively low survival rate is the limited window of time available to resuscitate a person once they have suffered a cardiac arrest. More can be done to increase the cardiac arrest survival rate in London.

May 2016 | Andrew Boff AM

Doctor Will See You Now: Improving GP Bookings In London

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This report seeks to resolve the issue of the inequality experienced by working Londoners who currently have fewer choices open to them when they seek to consult a GP.

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