NHS and LA Duty to Involve (3)

MQT on 2013-06-19
Session date: 
June 19, 2013
Question By: 
Onkar Sahota
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Can the Mayor outline how he delivered on his commitments to reduce health inequalities in London, through his stated first step to develop the London City Charter to facilitate increased citizens' involvement in health related decisions and ensure its ambitions are delivered as part of his commitment to Influence and support the NHS and boroughs to deliver their 'duty to involve' to best effect since 2010, as outlined in his statutory Health Inequalities strategy First Steps to Delivery 2012


Answer for NHS and LA Duty to Involve (3)

Answer for NHS and LA Duty to Involve (3)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Following recent significant changes to the health landscape, joint working on health - between Borough Leaders, the NHS and I - is now primarily progressed through the London Health Board. The Board is calling on the expertise of a wide range of organisations to meet its priorities, including HealthWatch and patient/service user groups.