What Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care does

Learn about what we're doing to help improve the lives of people in Southwark and Lambeth. Read about how our projects are progressing and impact they're having.

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What you said

  • Martin Dadswell, Resilience Interest Group member

    The NHS has kept me alive for 20 years, so that’s why I want to give back.

  • Fiona, Citizen

    It would be nice if they could all work together.

  • Dean Holliday, Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care

    Frontline leadership is vital for integrated care to really work.

  • Dr John King, Citizens' Forum member

    Independence means an awful lot of things, to an awful lot of people.

Woman and GP discussing catheter care idea

Solving catheter care challenges

People with catheters face many challenges when it comes to the care they receive. On Tuesday 27 January, health and social care professionals, voluntary and community sector colleagues, carers and [...] Read more

Liz drawing the discussions about resilience

Drawing from experience

A local artist helped capture the interesting discussions had at our first Resilience Interest Group. The meeting, held in December, was well attended by about 50 people including: health and [...] Read more

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Martin thanks NHS for keeping him alive for over 20 years

Martin Dadswell can’t thank the NHS enough for the care he has received since he was diagnosed with HIV 20 years ago. Martin is now supporting our work to build [...] Read more

Age UK helping improve care

We are pleased to announce that we have received funding to work with Age UK to work out how the voluntary and community sector (VCS) and volunteers can help us [...] Read more

Community team tackling malnutrition

The community dietetic team are trying to tackle the problem of malnutrition in older people across Southwark and Lambeth, by testing two models of care. [...] Read more

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Improving transfer of care

Bose Adegbola, Interface Practitioner, is leading a test on the transfer of care between hospitals and care homes, to discover how it can be improved. Read more… [...] Read more

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‘Excellent’ patient care with TALK

Dr Viral Patel explains how TALK, 24/7 phone service, helps GPs in the care of older people in Lambeth and Southwark and reduce the burden on urgent care services, through [...] Read more

Community Multi-Disciplinary Teams

Community Multi-Disciplinary Teams are groups of health, social care, voluntary and community sector professionals that come together to discuss and improve complex care plans of people in Southwark and Lambeth. [...] Read more

Martha and George looking at the Older People's Information Directory on a computer

Older People’s Information Directory

The aim of this project was to create an online directory of clinical, social and voluntary sector support services for older people, carers and health and social care professionals in [...] Read more

Catheter Passport

The aim of the catheter passport is to improve communication and information sharing between health and social care professionals about the management of patients’ catheters. It is hoped that the [...] Read more

Holistic Assessments

Holistic Assessments are undertaken to proactively identify the care needs of older people in Southwark and Lambeth. These assessments are done by general practice professionals in a GP surgery or [...] Read more

Simplified discharge

Our Simplified Discharge work aims to resolve the issue of people remaining in hospital longer than needed. Many local people have told us they would prefer to be cared for [...] Read more

Organisational Development for the Voluntary and Community Sector

This project aims to create and implement a structured programme of organisational and workforce development for 15-20 Voluntary Sector Organisations that can contribute to the delivery of our programme priorities. [...] Read more

Integrated Care Managers

The aim of integrated care management is to keep more vulnerable people and those who have complex care requirements well and out of hospital, by improving the co-ordination of care [...] Read more

Joyce's story

Joyce is a 90-year-old lady who had two strokes, had fallen resulting in a fractured neck of femur in 2013, and is now in a nursing home. Joyce settled well [...] Read more

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Norman's story

Norman is 82 years old and lives alone in a warden controlled flat. He used to attend A&E regularly, but never required an admission to hospital. He was referred to [...] Read more

Acute-Care Home Interface

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Care homes

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Catheter Care

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Cellulitis

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Falls

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Locality Geriatricians

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Mental Health Care Home Intervention Team

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Mental Health Support for Acute to Community

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Nutrition

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TALK Helpline

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