Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust delivers 100,000 Covid vaccinations: Friday 30 July

Staff at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust today (Friday 30 July) celebrated reaching the milestone of delivering 100,000 Covid vaccinations from the Trust’s vaccination centres at University Hospital Lewisham (UHL) and Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in Woolwich. Emmanuel Graham, aged 18 from Lewisham, came to University Hospital Lewisham and received the 100,000th vaccination given by [...]

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust delivers 100,000 Covid vaccinations: Friday 30 July2021-08-03T15:02:02+00:00

OHL Home Visiting Service Review 2021

Dr Melanie Low, Leadership & Strategic Development GP Fellow completed a review of the OHL Home Visiting Service as part of her closing activities before finishing her Fellowship. OHL’s home visiting service started in July 2019 to provide acute assessment and treatment to housebound patients across Lewisham borough. As a patient group, housebound patients [...]

OHL Home Visiting Service Review 20212021-07-20T17:17:53+00:00

AskNHS app has changed its name to AskFirst

  Sensely (the app creators) have a 6 year history working with the NHS, but know their offering must evolve if they are are to continue to provide support to even more people, which has led them to the need to change the app name. They hope the new name will raise the app profile [...]

AskNHS app has changed its name to AskFirst2021-07-20T10:22:15+00:00

Introducing Elaine Ainsworth our new Operations Manager

One Health Lewisham would like to welcome Elaine Ainsworth, who starts today (Mon 14th June) as our Operations Manager. Elaine has written the below short introductory message.   Hi everyone I am very excited to be starting work as Operations Manager on 14th June for One Health Lewisham.  I am also looking forward to meeting [...]

Introducing Elaine Ainsworth our new Operations Manager2021-06-14T06:49:32+00:00

New OHL COVID Remote Monitoring Service makes the news

The new OHL COVID Remote monitoring service has made the news. The service, run in Partnership with Doctaly, allows patients who don't are COVID positive but don't need hospital treatment to still be monitored during the acute phase of COVID with the use of a provided sats probe, thus helping to keep patients at home [...]

New OHL COVID Remote Monitoring Service makes the news2021-02-18T12:04:24+00:00

Aids testing pilot backed by Elton John Aids Foundation hailed a success

A pilot study in south London, backed by the Elton John Aids Foundation, is finding people who did not know they were infected with the virus, by testing people as they go into A&E. Channel 4 have reported on the success of the SIB funded project of which OHL were a part - https://www.channel4.com/news/aids-testing-pilot-backed-by-elton-john-aids-foundation-hailed-a-success On [...]

Aids testing pilot backed by Elton John Aids Foundation hailed a success2020-12-02T16:00:13+00:00

EJAF World AIDS Day 2020   – The work in Lewisham

Monday 1st December  was World AIDs Day  and OHL would like to thank our members, the GPs and their Practice staff in Lewisham,  for their ongoing support in increasing HIV testing. Their efforts in Lewisham have identified 11 new HIV diagnoses and successfully re-engaged 12 patients, of the 260 South Londoners who have entered HIV treatment since Nov 2018 with the Elton John AIDS Foundation Social Impact Bond 1.  We will continue [...]

EJAF World AIDS Day 2020   – The work in Lewisham2020-12-02T11:37:25+00:00

Nominations for The Lewisham Mayor’s Awards 2020 are now open.

Due to this year’s exceptional circumstances the Mayor of Lewisham has decided to do things differently. Instead of an award ceremony with winners, there will be a focus on recognition for the phenomenal contribution of so many who have played a role in in the borough’s response to COVID-19. This means all nominees will receive [...]

Nominations for The Lewisham Mayor’s Awards 2020 are now open.2020-11-27T07:19:43+00:00

Lewisham -Newly qualified GP support group

Are you a newly qualified GP working in Lewisham ? Would you like to join a local support group with your peers, facilitated by an experienced GP ? With Monthly meetings (on-line at present ) First meeting scheduled for Tuesday 1st December 6.30-8pm Please contact pennymilner@nhs.net to register, or for further information.

Lewisham -Newly qualified GP support group2020-11-16T13:46:32+00:00