Thank you to all the GP practices who made this possible. Our work to improve the lives of Lewisham residents living with Diabetes has been recognised by the leading health journal HSJ and acknowledged by our peers in the health sector. The Lewisham 3TT GP pilot won the award for Clinical Governance and Risk Management [...]
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The NHS Long term plan is bringing about many changes to address the crisis in general practice. From indemnity schemes, increased capacity for wider workforce such as prescribing powers for allied health professionals and the introduction of primary care networks. However, pressures are still mounting on general practice with demand and workload, due to GPs [...]
The One Health Lewisham GP Awards set out to celebrate, recognise and reward the contribution of staff and practices across Lewisham. Congratulations to all the winners of our GP Awards 2019 visit our listed below. Receptionist of the year – Practice Manager of the year – Nick Barnes at Vale Medical Centre Clinician of the [...]
Lewisham has some of the highest HIV and STI prevalence rates in the UK. 66% of people prefer to use their GP for sexual health services. One Health Lewisham has been awarded funding from VIIV (a global company specialising in HIV and AIDS) for training in HIV care for GPs and nurses in primary care in [...]
Nurses Day is the UK’s biggest Nursing Party, we’re celebrating by acknowledging the contribution and valuable work done by nurses who work across our services. We’d like to say THANK YOU to all the nurses who we work with, we salute you. Please read on about Maria & Haydn... Maria Dadzie RN,MSc, BSc I work [...]
The ASK NHS GP app is available to all patients in Lewisham. It’s free to download and helps patients take more control of their health. By interacting with Olivia, a virtual healthcare assistant, the app features an easy to use, interactive symptom checker which asks a series of questions to assess symptoms in a clinically safe [...]
One Health Lewisham is introducing a new general practice Home Visiting Service in Lewisham. The service intends to relieve the pressure to support GP Practices as well as deliver high quality care in the community to individuals that are housebound. Practices will be able to refer into the Paramedic-led service to conduct home visits for [...]
Our 3 Treatment Target (3TT) pilot has been shortlisted for a HSJ Patient Safety Award 2019 in the category of Clinical Governance and Risk Management. The scheme was led by One Health Lewisham, commissioned by NHS Lewisham CCG to improve the diabetes care pathway for patients in Lewisham. Diabetes is a major public health problem [...]
As part of our GP recruitment and retention programme, we will be hosting our first GP Career Fair on Tuesday 14 May 2019. The event will bring together key providers and stakeholders in Lewisham to share job vacancies and highlight the benefits of working in their organisations in Lewisham. The Careers Fair will take place on Tuesday 14 May, [...]
We are delighted to have received funding from VIIV (a global company specialising in HIV and AIDS) for training in HIV care for GPs and nurses in primary care. The training sessions are listed below, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place. We have appointed Dr Grace Bottoni, our new GP HIV champion to support [...]