Lambeth GP Dr Di Aitken received runner up under the Care in the Community category at the King’s Health Partners Mind & Body Awards on Wednesday 16 March.
Dr Aitkin was nominated for her “exemplar passion and advocacy in driving the support of mental health needs in physical health environments, whilst driving several key activities in Lambeth.”
Dr Aitkin has lived and worked in Lambeth for over 30 years and is the Designate Co-chair of the Lambeth Together Care Partnership Board. She is also the Clinical Lead for the Lambeth Neighbourhood & Wellbeing Delivery Alliance, where she has introduced a programme of work focused on working with patients, communities, NHS services and voluntary organisations to develop new models of care and support to people suffering from chronic pain.
Read the full story on the Lambeth Together website.