Dr Melanie Low, Leadership & Strategic Development GP Fellow completed a review of the OHL Home Visiting Service as part of her closing activities before finishing her Fellowship. OHL’s home visiting service started in July 2019 to provide acute assessment and treatment to housebound patients across Lewisham borough. As a patient group, housebound patients [...]
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Sensely (the app creators) have a 6 year history working with the NHS, but know their offering must evolve if they are are to continue to provide support to even more people, which has led them to the need to change the app name. They hope the new name will raise the app profile [...]
One Health Lewisham would like to welcome Elaine Ainsworth, who starts today (Mon 14th June) as our Operations Manager. Elaine has written the below short introductory message. Hi everyone I am very excited to be starting work as Operations Manager on 14th June for One Health Lewisham. I am also looking forward to meeting [...]
The new OHL COVID Remote monitoring service has made the news. The service, run in Partnership with Doctaly, allows patients who don't are COVID positive but don't need hospital treatment to still be monitored during the acute phase of COVID with the use of a provided sats probe, thus helping to keep patients at home [...]
Public Health and Healthwatch Lewisham are hosting a FREE online webinar this Thursday to help residents get the information they need about accessing health services during the pandemic. We would be extremely appreciative if you could cascade the below information and attached poster through your networks. I understand if this isn't possible! About this Event Public Health [...]
A pilot study in south London, backed by the Elton John Aids Foundation, is finding people who did not know they were infected with the virus, by testing people as they go into A&E. Channel 4 have reported on the success of the SIB funded project of which OHL were a part - https://www.channel4.com/news/aids-testing-pilot-backed-by-elton-john-aids-foundation-hailed-a-success On [...]
Monday 1st December was World AIDs Day and OHL would like to thank our members, the GPs and their Practice staff in Lewisham, for their ongoing support in increasing HIV testing. Their efforts in Lewisham have identified 11 new HIV diagnoses and successfully re-engaged 12 patients, of the 260 South Londoners who have entered HIV treatment since Nov 2018 with the Elton John AIDS Foundation Social Impact Bond 1. We will continue [...]
Due to this year’s exceptional circumstances the Mayor of Lewisham has decided to do things differently. Instead of an award ceremony with winners, there will be a focus on recognition for the phenomenal contribution of so many who have played a role in in the borough’s response to COVID-19. This means all nominees will receive [...]
Are you a newly qualified GP working in Lewisham ? Would you like to join a local support group with your peers, facilitated by an experienced GP ? With Monthly meetings (on-line at present ) First meeting scheduled for Tuesday 1st December 6.30-8pm Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register, or for further information.
One Health Lewisham (OHL) is sad to announce that Damian Brady, our Chief Operating Officer, has decided to leave us for pastures new. Damian has been a driving force within the organisation since he joined us especially during one of the toughest times that primary care has faced with the Covid 19 pandemic. His decision [...]