Notes to editors
The Mayor of London launched 'The London Health Commission – One Year On', a report about the achievements of London's independent health commission in its first year, at today's conference. A full copy of the report can be obtained from the London Health Commission by contacting Gus Wilson on 020 7983 4120.
The conference, City Renewal and Health, will be held at the Commonwealth Institute, London W8, on Thursday 6 December and Friday 7 December.
The mayoral panel will consist of:
Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London
Michael Mulcahy, Mayor of Dublin
Petra Roth, Mayor of Frankfurt
Simon Vinals, Health Mayor of Madrid City Council
Bea Irik, Alderman of Amsterdam
The conference is organised by the King's Fund and the Greater London Authority, and supported by the London Development Agency, the Corporation of London and the NHS Regional Office for London. It includes a special dinner for the mayors and their representatives, hosted by the Lord Mayor of London, at Mansion House.
For more details about the conference, copies of the Declaration, or to book interviews please contact:
- Daniel Reynolds, King's Fund public affairs office, on 020 7307 2581, or Andy Bell on 020 7307 2585 or 07831 554931.
- Clare Furniss or Catherine Bithell, Greater London Authority press office, on 020 7983 4716.
- Andrew McKie, Corporation of London press office, 020 7332 1754.
There will be a press room on site for the duration of the conference, including full media facilities. The telephone number for the room will be 020 7371 6883 or 020 7603 4535 Extn 255.