Our programme to improve the lives of people living with several chronic health conditions
In Lambeth and Southwark, over one in five residents are believed to live with at least one long-term condition, and over 19,000 live with three or more.
The reasons why people develop a long-term condition or progress to having several are complex and mixed. They include behaviour and genetics, but also someone’s age and ethnicity.
As a foundation focused on urban health, we want to help correct the trend in our local area and in other diverse and deprived settings. We plan to do this by concentrating on two areas: