For Romans please read OHL as we are often asked what value OHL adds to general practice. That is a fair question and one that OHL has spent a great deal of time and effort this summer seeking to answer through our Practice Support Package and Primary Care Support Offers. So far in the past [...]
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A London cohort of the 'General Practice Improvement Leads' programme will be taking place from January 2020 with applications opening on the 22nd October 2019. This course aims to incorporate interactive training workshops, personal reading and reflection, and action learning as participants lead a change project in their own workplace. Participants gain new perspectives, skills and confidence in using improvement [...]
The survey asks about experiences of accessing healthcare services from GPs, dentisst, pharmacists and optometrists. It aims to build a picture of current healthcare provision by primary care services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people. The findings of this research will be turned into a report which will be used to make sure [...]
One Health Lewisham Mapping Exercise One Health Lewisham would like to ask for your help to identify the different categories of health care professionals currently working in Lewisham to enable us to find out if they would like to be funded to come to a practitioners group. A practitioners group is a supportive environment offering professional development with peers. [...]
On Wednesday 25th September OHL held the GP Debate: Tackling the GP Crisis Our Keynote Speaker was Dr Clare Gerada, Joint Chair of the NHS Assembly and Medical Director at the Practitioners health Programme will be delivering the keynote speech. Followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session which explored solutions and issues affecting [...]
Healthwatch Lewisham assessed the complaints procedures for Lewisham's GPs & their websites. One Health Lewisham are working with our members (Lewisham's GPs) to ensure all their websites offer patients the services they want and in an open & accessible way. Read the full report here
Help South East London Cancer Alliance achieve faster diagnosis for your patients with suspected cancer
The South East London Cancer Alliance Network is conducting a GP survey to understand what levels of access are in place across South East London for suspected cancer referrals and if there are any additional areas where The Cancer Network should be providing direct access to. They ask GPs to rate the ease of referrals [...]
NEL currently provide the Information Governance (IG) Help Desk and IG Portal for our Practice community. From September 2019, this service is expanding to incorporate the role of Data Protection Officer (DPO) for GP Practices covering Bromley, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark. The role of the DPO is defined by data protection legislation making it [...]
Modality Lewisham is co-ordinating an order of NHS Pride badges for Lewisham practices who have done the Pride in Practice training. They already have several practices interested so far and are about to put in an order of 200 badges, but they are very happy to add to this if more practices are interested. If [...]
The results of the GP Patient section from the Lewisham section of the England wide NHS patient survey. are now available. The GP Patient Survey measures patients’ experiences across a range of topics, including: -Local GP services -Making an appointment -Your last appointment -Overall experience -Patient health -When your GP practice is closed -NHS Dentistry [...]