13 09, 2019

GP Patient Survey Results for July Now Available


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 [...]

GP Patient Survey Results for July Now Available2019-09-13T08:16:47+00:00
12 09, 2019

OHL to support UHL CARRS Service


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 [...]

OHL to support UHL CARRS Service2019-09-12T08:10:41+00:00
11 09, 2019

Home Visiting Service new Recruits


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 [...]

Home Visiting Service new Recruits2019-09-11T10:36:11+00:00
3 07, 2019

Lewisham diabetes GP 3TT pilot wins at HSJ Patient Safety Awards


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 [...]

Lewisham diabetes GP 3TT pilot wins at HSJ Patient Safety Awards2019-07-03T07:14:20+00:00
27 06, 2019

Sign up to attend our GP Debate about tackling the GP Crisis in Lewisham


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 [...]

Sign up to attend our GP Debate about tackling the GP Crisis in Lewisham2019-06-27T12:41:57+00:00
27 06, 2019

OHL GP Awards winners announced


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 [...]

OHL GP Awards winners announced2019-06-27T08:56:14+00:00
15 05, 2019

Sexual Health Training for GPs and nurses in primary care


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 [...]

Sexual Health Training for GPs and nurses in primary care2019-05-16T14:11:34+00:00
10 05, 2019

International Nurses Day


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 [...]

International Nurses Day2019-05-12T13:11:03+00:00
3 05, 2019

Lewisham patients can take more control of their health with Ask NHS GP app


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 [...]

Lewisham patients can take more control of their health with Ask NHS GP app2019-05-03T07:21:35+00:00
30 04, 2019

New Home Visiting Service in Lewisham


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 [...]

New Home Visiting Service in Lewisham2019-05-02T11:02:00+00:00