NHS South East London Clinical Commissioning Group has commissioned Qwell, a free anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service for adults from digital mental health pioneers Kooth.
Following the increased prevalence of Covid-19 infections resulting in an additional pressure on the NHS, the CCG has made some decisions around its governance arrangements to enable staff time to be released to directly support front line delivery of services.
GPs from Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark are contacting patients by text to offer advice and support to people to help reduce their risk of their diabetes developing further.
On Monday 4 January, the Government announced a national lockdown and instructed people to stay at home to control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives.
Top doctor urges Londoners to use NHS services wisely The NHS in London will be extremely busy this Bank Holiday weekend, but help is available for those who need urgent care.With coronavirus cases rising in the capital, Londoners are being asked only to use 999 and A&E for serious and life-threatening emergencies, with more GP appointments – including evenings and weekends – now available for people with other health needs.Most consultations will be by telephone or through video call, with face-to-face appointments offered if necessary. Patients who are assessed to have urgent health needs will be able to get same-day…
The NHS has made an excellent start to rolling out Covid-19 vaccines to over 500,000 people who need them most
On Saturday the Government announced that London and large parts of the South East of England have entered a new tier of tougher restrictions, Tier 4 alert level – Stay At Home.
Bank Holidays can affect the opening hours of local pharmacies. See our guide for Pharmacy opening hours in London over the 2020 Christmas & New Year Bank Holidays.
The first COVID-19 vaccinations began this week in Bexley, and almost a thousand patients have already received the vaccine. Bexley Primary Care Network (PCN), a cluster of four local GP practices, has begun the roll out of the vaccine offering it to people aged over 80 years.
This week the NHS in south east London is once again in the global spotlight as the new COVID-19 vaccination centre in Lambeth became the first in London to administer the PfizerBioNTech vaccine.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ joined by Prime Minister to launch COVID-19 vaccination programme in south east London
Guy’s and St Thomas’ were joined by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson as they became one of the very first NHS trusts to begin vaccinating patients against COVID-19.
Access to PrEP is now available at local clinics across south-east London as well as other clinics around London and England. Access to the services is through telephone triage at both local and most London clinics.