As part of the local Lewisham Covid-19 emergency response, we are supporting the creation of temporary Medical Care Centres for people with Covid-19 symptoms at Marvels Lane Surgery in Grove Park and at the Waldron Health Centre in New Cross. The GP surgery on-site at Marvels Lane has been closed temporarily whilst this facility is [...]
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There is now a special new section detailing local Coronavirus community support groups and other provision available across Lewisham within the Lewisham Wellbeing Map. It shows more than a hundred sources of community support across the borough which are shown on the top map layer juxtaposed with the locations of GP practices and pharmacies (for [...]
With the NHS plan refocussing the GP commitment to community health, the Lewisham PCN Social Prescribing service started in Jan 2020, and three months on we have all Lewisham GP surgeries activated on to the Elemental case management system which enables the GPs to refer their patients over to the new One Health Lewisham team [...]
A group of Lewisham Borough residents have built the Lewisham Wellbeing Map, a free digital/printable map of hundreds of local places good for health and wellbeing. Now they’re about to launch their website www.LewishamWellbeingMap.co.uk to help fellow locals find what’s good, nearby - for them, or someone they care for - and to make the [...]
The We Are Undefeatable campaign is back with a new phase of the campaign on TV, social media and billboards. It aims to support those with long-term health conditions to be active and inspire those who are least active to build physical activity into their lives in small chunks, whilst celebrating every little victory. Based [...]
OHL’s Social Prescribing service enables Lewisham residents over the age of 18 to improve their well-being and quality of life in a holistic way. Our team of Social Prescribers work alongside Lewisham GPs to help residents find community opportunities and services. Social Prescribing is part of the NHS Long Term Plan initiative and is aimed [...]
Please be advised that the Lewisham CCG Primary Care Commissioning Committee (PCCC) held on the 17th December 2019 approved the merger between the Brockley Road Medical Centre and Hilly Fields Medical Centre As part of this merger, the Brockley Road Medical Centre site will close on Friday 13th March 2020 at 18.30pm and all staff [...]
NHS England and NHS Improvement have now launched Pharmacy Advice, the latest phase of the Help Us, Help You campaign. The campaign encourages the public to ‘take the drama out of minor illnesses’, raising awareness of the services offered by pharmacies, and to position them as the first place to go to for clinical advice and treatment for minor health [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]