Our High Intensity User service was commissioned by Lewisham CCG to support patients who are frequently attending A&E inappropriately. Patients are referred to the service based on their symptoms and the frequency of their visits. They can be offered access to a HIU nurse helpline between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday and/or pastoral support [...]
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We are launching the One Health Lewisham GP awards to celebrate, recognise and reward the contribution of staff and practices across Lewisham. With so much amazing and innovative work happening within primary care in our borough we want to acknowledge and share these achievements. We are inviting practices across the borough to submit nominations for [...]
We are delighted to report excellent results for Macmillan toolkit, Diabetes All 3 Treatment Targets and Serious Mental Illness Physical Health Checks completed by all general practice in Lewisham. Dr Prad Velayuthan, Chief Executive One Health Lewisham said: “These outcomes are a result of the hard work of Lewisham practices resulting in better clinical outcomes [...]
Lewisham’s ASK NHS GP app has been shortlisted for a HSJ Value Award 2019, Primary Care Initiative of the Year. From concept to delivery, One Health Lewisham has devised and developed the ASK NHS GP app to help Lewisham patients. In collaboration with NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the app has been designed and implemented to [...]
There are widespread reports that the GP profession is facing a national recruitment and retention crisis. Growing pressures as a result of increased volume and intensity of their workload coupled with large numbers retiring and leaving the profession are some of the reasons contributing to the issue. One Health Lewisham is seeking to address these [...]
Our GP Extended Access (GPEA) service was featured in a film by the NHS Health London Partnership, Commissioning Framework. Presented by our very own Aaron Hamilton, Head of Operations at One Health Lewisham, the film explains how the GP (GPEA) service works and about being a GP provider. Aaron said, “Our service is making a [...]
In Lewisham we’re making it easier for patients to access health services across the borough. It is important that patients get the right service at the right time. With the new ASK NHS GP app patients that need to see a GP, can get access quickly and conveniently through their mobile phones or smart devices. The app is [...]
Lewisham GP practices plan to launch an app to give patients access to advice and information around the clock, in a move anticipated to ease winter pressures on the NHS. One Health Lewisham, a federation of all 38 GP surgeries in the borough, has signed a deal for the virtual health assistant app, Ask NHS. [...]
As part of the GP Forward View Programme (GPFV), Online Consultations Programme NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned One Health Lewisham (OHL) to develop and implement a new app, ASK NHS GP. It has been centrally funded to support practices to enhance access and improve patient flow. It features an interactive symptom checker [...]