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 [...]
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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 [...]
OHL are supporting UHL to launch its CARRS Service - a home visiting service for the Ambulatory Care department at the Hospital. The service will be very similar to the Home Visit service we already deliver, with referrals accepted from healthcare professionals via the phone, where they will be triaged before being accepted or declined [...]
The OHL Home Visiting service has taken on two new Paramedic Practitioners Dorothy Antrim and Jemma Salter, both have significant experience working in the London Ambulance Service and are relishing the challenge of working in primary care. Some of the service highlights from August are: 353 home visits were offered by the OHL home Visiting [...]