Lambeth social prescribing and community development programme Project Smith, has had a positive impact on the community according to a recent evaluation. Through Project Smith, Lambeth Council and NHS Lambeth CCG, work with Lambeth residents at street and neighbourhood level to support the community and its people.
We are thrilled to announce that the first edition of our Lambeth Together newsletter is out now. The newsletter has the latest news and updates from local organisations involved in Lambeth Together this Autumn.
GPs in Lambeth are supporting a nationwide drive to ensure people understand the symptoms of one of the UK’s most common and most serious cancers.
Lung cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world but prevention – primarily through stopping smoking – and early diagnosis make a huge difference to potential survival rates.
Lambeth DataNet uses GP patient records to obtain anonymous information to help plan and improve healthcare services. Below you will find examples of some of the latest research, the findings of which continue to inform our latest work and interventions.
Social deprivation and multimorbidity
Research on Lambeth residents has shown that social deprivation and ethnicity have a significant influence on multimorbidity, which in this study was defined as having three or more of 12 long term conditions.