Monthly Archives: May 2016
May 18, 2016
This is Suzie Lamont of Valley Road Practice. Suzie is a big supporter of online health services and the Lambeth Patient online initiative. Hear her story! If you’re a Lambeth resident you can book appointments online, order repeat prescriptions and access your medical records online using patient-access.co.uk. Lambeth Patient Online...
May 16, 2016
Michele Izzo, Director South East Lambeth Healthcare, talks about Patient Online and the need to grow acceptance and trust in the system. For many years now it has been known as the ‘8am rush’. Patients wanting to see their GP felt they had only one course of action to...
May 12, 2016
This is Carla and Franco Marinello, patients at the Vassall Medical Centre, NHS Lambeth. Carla and Franco like using the online booking services provided by the NHS, and are enthusiastic supporters of the Lambeth GP Federations’ campaign to promote online booking. Carla recently broke her arm while holidaying in...
May 5, 2016
Homelessness in Lambeth The number of homeless families living in Lambeth had reached more than 1800 by the end of 2015. A count of the number of homeless people living on the streets which took place in November 2015 found that there were 29 people sleeping rough, although this...
Technology, combined with big-hearted community engagement, writes the right prescription for the NHS
May 4, 2016
It has been argued that there is no more important job in Britain than that of the family doctor. However, a recent international survey revealed British GPs are under far greater pressure than their overseas counterparts, with rising workloads matched by growing patient concerns about convenient access. Slow to...