15 05, 2019

Sexual Health Training for GPs and nurses in primary care

2019-05-16T14:11:34+00:00

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

2019-05-12T13:11:03+00:00

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

2019-05-03T07:21:35+00:00

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

2019-05-02T11:02:00+00:00

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
29 04, 2019

Lewisham 3TT pilot shortlisted for HSJ patient safety award

2019-04-29T10:04:50+00:00

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 [...]

Lewisham 3TT pilot shortlisted for HSJ patient safety award2019-04-29T10:04:50+00:00
12 04, 2019

One Health Lewisham Career Fair – POSTPONED

2019-05-08T08:09:29+00:00

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, [...]

One Health Lewisham Career Fair – POSTPONED2019-05-08T08:09:29+00:00
10 04, 2019

Sexual Health/HIV training for GPs and nurses

2019-05-15T11:25:18+00:00

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 clinicallead@shiptraining.org.uk to reserve your place. We have appointed Dr Grace Bottoni, our new GP HIV champion to support [...]

Sexual Health/HIV training for GPs and nurses2019-05-15T11:25:18+00:00
9 04, 2019

HIU service reducing pressure on A&E

2019-04-29T09:43:57+00:00

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 [...]

HIU service reducing pressure on A&E2019-04-29T09:43:57+00:00
8 04, 2019

One Health Lewisham GP Awards 2019

2019-05-22T10:54:19+00:00

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 [...]

One Health Lewisham GP Awards 20192019-05-22T10:54:19+00:00
2 04, 2019

Lewisham prevail in diabetes 3TT and Macmillan toolkit

2019-04-29T10:37:53+00:00

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 prevail in diabetes 3TT and Macmillan toolkit2019-04-29T10:37:53+00:00