Accessing Health Services Webinar – 10 December

Public Health and Healthwatch Lewisham are hosting a FREE online webinar this Thursday to help residents get the information they need about accessing health services during the pandemic. We would be extremely appreciative if you could cascade the below information and attached poster through your networks. I understand if this isn't possible! About this Event  Public Health [...]

Accessing Health Services Webinar – 10 December2020-12-08T10:27:17+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

OHL Deliver presentation at KHP Conference

The King’s Health Partners annual conference took place (virtually) on the 13 and 14 October. On the 14th October, as part of a showcase of local projects being run in South East London, OHL's Dr. Mehrotra and Dr Bottoni were invited to deliver a presentation about the SIB funded 'Zero HIV' project and share our [...]

OHL Deliver presentation at KHP Conference2020-10-29T11:58:57+00:00

ASK NHS App functionality expands.

The Ask NHS App functionality has expanded to include two new exciting options. Firstly, the App can now cover the whole family, with under 16s now being able to set an account and book appointments with their GP Secondly, you can now also book appointment with your Practice Nurse through participating Practices. On top of [...]

ASK NHS App functionality expands.2020-10-29T12:00:27+00:00

Success in Lewisham with EJAF HIV SIB Project

  Last month the Elton John Aids Foundation (EJAF) announced the results of the progress over the last 18 months of their HIV SIB project. One Health Lewisham helped deliver that project in Lewisham and has had it confirmed that EJAF will continue to support the project over the next year.   Dr Grace Bottoni, [...]

Success in Lewisham with EJAF HIV SIB Project2020-08-21T12:54:27+00:00

HIV Care improved in Lewisham

OHL and The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) have worked with Lewisham GPs to improve HIV care in Lewisham in the last year. HIV testing increased in the Lewisham GP practices, which were delivering the OHL project, by more than 70%, resulting in: The identification of 9 new HIV diagnoses 7 re-engagements of patients with [...]

HIV Care improved in Lewisham2020-07-08T10:00:42+00:00

Thank you to Local School & Community who supply 3D printed PPE visors for Lewisham Covid-19 Hot Hubs

A big thank you from One Health Lewisham to Hayes Secondary School Science and DT departments, Mrs Francis & Mr Robertson for providing over 150 3D printed PPE visors so far to our teams at Lewisham's Covid19 hot-sites, as pictured being worn by Dr Riaz and Paramedic Janine. (photo courtesy of Hayes Secondary)

Thank you to Local School & Community who supply 3D printed PPE visors for Lewisham Covid-19 Hot Hubs2020-04-23T08:46:31+00:00

Temporary Medical Care Centres for people with Covid-19 symptoms to open in Lewisham

As part of the local Lewisham Covid-19 emergency response, we are supporting the creation of temporary Medical Care Centres for people with Covid-19 symptoms at Marvels Lane Surgery in Grove Park and at the Waldron Health Centre in New Cross. The GP surgery on-site at Marvels Lane has been closed temporarily whilst this facility is [...]

Temporary Medical Care Centres for people with Covid-19 symptoms to open in Lewisham2020-04-04T15:16:40+00:00

The Lewisham Wellbeing Map (LWM) adds Covid-19 Community Support search option

There is now a special new section detailing local Coronavirus community support groups and other provision available across Lewisham within the Lewisham Wellbeing Map. It shows more than a hundred sources of community support across the borough which are shown on the top map layer juxtaposed with the locations of GP practices and pharmacies (for [...]

The Lewisham Wellbeing Map (LWM) adds Covid-19 Community Support search option2020-04-04T15:18:06+00:00

HIU service reducing pressure on A&E

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