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 [...]
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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 email@example.com 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 [...]
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 [...]