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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 [...]
The King’s Health Partners annual conference took place (virtually) on the 13 and 14 October. On the 14th October, as part of a showcase of local projects being run in South East London, OHL's Dr. Mehrotra and Dr Bottoni were invited to deliver a presentation about the SIB funded 'Zero HIV' project and share our [...]
Since the Primary Care Network based Social Prescribing Team started at the very end of 2019, the team has received over 980 referrals from GP practices and beyond. The main focus on referrals has been supporting people with mental health issues, loneliness and social isolation, however, the variety of support needs has been vast, including many that [...]
The Ask NHS App functionality has expanded to include two new exciting options. Firstly, the App can now cover the whole family, with under 16s now being able to set an account and book appointments with their GP Secondly, you can now also book appointment with your Practice Nurse through participating Practices. On top of [...]
Last month the Elton John Aids Foundation (EJAF) announced the results of the progress over the last 18 months of their HIV SIB project. One Health Lewisham helped deliver that project in Lewisham and has had it confirmed that EJAF will continue to support the project over the next year. Dr Grace Bottoni, [...]
Big Issue Invest is among a group of investors, local councils and health groups working to boost testing for HIV/AIDS in three of London’s hardest hit areas. Read more by clicking here - including an overview of Lewisham GPs success by OHL's GP HIV Champion Dr Grace Bottoni
Elton John Aids Foundation – HIV SIB project announces a landmark over 120,000 HIV tests carried out for people in South London
WORLD’S FIRST HIV SOCIAL IMPACT BOND TESTS 120,000 SOUTH LONDONERS The latest figures from the first 18 months of the three-year social impact bond were announced on Monday at the International AIDS Society AIDS2020:Virtual conference. More than 120,000 people received HIV testing, over 180 South Londoners living with HIV entered HIV treatment, with 114 people [...]
OHL and The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) have worked with Lewisham GPs to improve HIV care in Lewisham in the last year. HIV testing increased in the Lewisham GP practices, which were delivering the OHL project, by more than 70%, resulting in: The identification of 9 new HIV diagnoses 7 re-engagements of patients with [...]
Putting in a shift at the hot site clinic at the Waldron Centre is an unusual experience. The Waldron has been transformed from its normal busy , crowded community space into a clean, clinical environment. We go in and find out who else is on the team that day. We make sure that we all [...]