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.
You can now get your blood pressure checked in Lambeth for free at 20 pharmacies and opticians. Everyone should know their blood pressure.
Getting a blood pressure check done is easy and could save your life. If left untreated high blood pressure increases your risk of serious health problems.