Kooth is commissioned by Lewisham Council to provide free online emotional and mental health support for young people aged 11-18 in Lewisham (up to 25 with SEN). As we approach Christmas, they are mindful that among all the fun & festivities, Christmas can be an overwhelming time for many young people. Kooth is open 365 days [...]
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Lewisham CCG are running a public engagement campaign to encourage more parents to get their children under 11 vaccinated against flu and for people over 65 to vaccinate against flu, pneumococcal and shingles (over 70s). Research has shown that when it comes to vaccinations, only a small percentage are actively opposed whilst the majority [...]
Lewisham Health and Care Partners have developed a training and development programme aimed at strengthening multi-professional working in Lewisham. Two further Core Skills training sessions have been arranged. The courses will take place on Friday 13 December and Wednesday 12 January in the Civic Suite, Catford. A course overview can be found in the Eventbrite [...]
Guy’s and St Thomas’ have introduced new Electronic Discharge Letters (EDL) with a number of improvements. Starting with Adult Inpatients before Christmas, other services will follow early in the New Year. An overlap of new and existing letters over the next few weeks is anticipated/expected. The EDL will be sent via an electronic messaging route [...]
UCL School of Pharmacy - Clinically Enhanced Pharmacist Independent Prescribing course Applications for April 2020 cohort open Monday 16th December UCL School of Pharmacy introduced the Clinically Enhanced Pharmacist Independent Prescribing course in October 2018. The course is designed to support pharmacists to extend their roles. Successful completion of the course will enable the pharmacist [...]
The Cambridge Diabetes Education Programme (CDEP) is an online e-learning tool for Lewisham Practice staff to further train in Diabetes. This goes from the basic ‘core’ level right through to ‘Diabetes Specialist’ learning. It forms part of the 3TT pilot project which is now going into its third year and we are looking for every practice [...]
One Health Lewisham has joined forces with Lantum to make life easier for practices and GPs. How? Practices can post available sessions on Lantum and find GPs that areavailable to work them. And GPs can browse and book into sessions that suit their availability. For more information please visit the Lantum page on the OHL [...]
Can you play an important part in helping to develop world class integrated diabetes services in Lewisham.? Please invest 5 minutes of your time in completing this essential workforce analysis. NHS Lewisham CCG, in conjunction with provider partners wish to develop a local diabetes model of care that allows primary care health care professionals to take a [...]
National HIV Testing Week starts on Saturday 16 November and there’s no better time to get tested and know your status. DID YOU KNOW: It’s estimated that around one in twelve people living with HIV don’t know they have the virus. Which means they’re not accessing the support available or the treatment they need to [...]
St. Thomas' Hospital are looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated GPs to join their team and deliver new and innovative models of care within St Thomas’ Hospital and the local community. They are responding to changing demands on primary and secondary care services by working with GPs in new ways, creating unique career opportunities within [...]