London Health Commission

Mayor responds to the London Health Commission

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The Mayor wants London to be the best and the healthiest big city on earth.  He set up  London Health Commission to look at ways to improve health and healthcare services in the capital. The Mayor welcomes the commission’s report and thanks Lord Darzi for his leadership, the members of the London Health Commission and all the Londoners and organisations that gave evidence.  He is committed to improving health for Londoners where he has the powers an will work in partnership to oversee the plan taking forward actions on the commission’s aspirations.

In Mayor’s response to the London Health Commission the Mayor sets out his response to  the commission’s ten aspirations for London and the 64 recommendations and outlines next steps. 

Read the Mayor's response to London Health Commission 

Background

The London Health Commission was an independent inquiry established in September 2013 by the Mayor of London. The Commission is chaired by Professor the Lord Darzi and reported directly to the Mayor. The Commission examined how London’s health and healthcare can be improved for the benefit of the population. 

The Commission published its final report,  Better Health for London in October 2014.  This and supporting evidence can be view at the website at www.londonhealthcommission.org.uk/