London’s Major Trauma Centres: ‘Build protected cycle tracks across London’

In a significant moment for London, all four of the Major Trauma Centres which provide emergency healthcare for the city have called for the completion of fully protected cycle lanes, as proposed by the Mayor, Boris Johnson. St George’s Trust, in South London today joined Barts & The Royal London, Kings College, Imperial College as well as… Read More

North West London NHS clinical commissioning groups support Cycle Superhighways

The eight NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Northwest London have sent a joint response to TfL’s Cycle Superhighway consultation. These eight groups, arranged in two collaborations, deliver primary care for one quarter of London’s population. The Chief Officers of the two collaborations are Daniel Elkeles and Rob Larkman. Their letter to TfL highlights the many health benefits of the… Read More

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust support ‘Crossrail for Bikes’ plans

Imperial College Healthcare is one of the largest NHS Trusts in England, and manages five hospitals in central London. It treats over 1.2 million patients a year and employs nearly 10,000 people. Dr. Tracey Batten is the Chief Executive of Imperial College Healthcare. She wrote a letter (PDF) to TfL today to support the Cycle Superhighway plans: I… Read More

King’s College Hospital joins calls for protected cycle lanes in London

King’s College Hospital, home to one of London’s four Major Trauma Centres has joined the Royal London, Barts Health NHS Trust and the London Air Ambulance in supporting the TfL’s plans for new protected cycle routes across London. Based in South London, the Hospital employs over 12,000 staff and treats over 1 million patients a year. Chief Executive Tim… Read More

Chief Exec of London’s Air Ambulance supports ‘Crossrail for bikes’

London’s Air Ambulance, also known as London HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service), operates an air medical service dedicated to responding to serious trauma emergencies in and around London. Using a helicopter by day and road vehicles by night, it functions as a mobile emergency department in life-threatening, time-critical situations. The service was founded in 1989 and was the first… Read More

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine supports Cycle Superhighways

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. From their campus in Bloomsbury, the school works to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. In October 2013, the School was rated… Read More