1. Advice and Information - 1 April 2019

    People have told us they can have problems registering with a GP. This article explains more about your rights and what do to if you are refused the right to register.
  2. Advice and Information - 24 December 2018

    Health issues unfortunately don't leave us alone at the weekend and people are often in need of medical assistance out of hours. Using NHS guidelines, we have provided some advice and information on where you can go for help when your GP is closed.
  3. Advice and Information - 24 July 2019

    Four questions staff should ask you or a loved one about your oral health if you’re a care home resident, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence quick guide.
  4. Advice and Information - 17 October 2019

    We've pulled together a number of services for parents in need of support for their mental health. Read more to find out where you can go to get the help you need.
  5. Advice and Information - 26 September 2019

    Find out what support is available to help you when travelling to your GP, hospital or other NHS services.
  6. Advice and Information - 24 March 2020

    Take a look at our advice article on the organisations and groups that can support you if you’re grieving.
  7. Advice and Information - 4 May 2020

    If you are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse, or are worried about someone who might be, find out where you can go for advice and help.
  8. Advice and Information - 28 July 2020

    With more and more appointments happening online, we've put together some tips on how to get the most out of the virtual health and care appointments both for patients and health and care professionals.
  9. Advice and Information - 25 November 2020

    Many people who provide unpaid care are unaware of their rights. Find out more about the help and support you are entitled to.
  10. Advice and Information - 6 September 2021

    Waiting for planned medical care or surgery can be a frustrating time. That’s why it’s so important that while you wait, you get regular, clear and accessible updates so that you can plan your next steps.
  11. Advice and Information - 2 September 2021

    Your mental wellness is as important as your physical health but seeking help can be daunting. Here's what to expect when you seek support for your mental health.
  12. Advice and Information - 7 October 2021

    Do you or a loved one need help with social care? Read the article below and find out answers to key questions about who can access adult social care and how to pay for it.
  13. Advice and Information - 11 January 2022

    The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may cause you to feel worried, anxious, or scared. Read our tips to looking after your wellbeing when self-isolating.
  14. Advice and Information - 25 March 2022

    With all the changes to health and care services, it's not always clear where you should go to report an urgent issue, to make a complaint or for further information.
  15. Advice and Information - 6 April 2022

    Find out what you should do if you have symptoms of COVID-19, what local and national support is available to you and how you can help keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
  16. Advice and Information - 8 April 2022

    Find out how health services are changing in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) and what that means for your care.
  17. Advice and Information - 11 April 2022

    Find out why vaccinating yourself against COVID-19 is important, how you can get vaccinated in Lewisham, and more.
  18. Advice and Information - 11 April 2022

    The Care Act 2014 is a law that came into action in April 2015 that sets out how people’s care and support is approached by councils.
  19. Advice and Information - 12 April 2022

    The NHS in England has published a ten-year plan setting its priorities for the future.
  20. Advice and Information - 12 April 2022

    All London residents can now create a personalised care plan that works for them.
  21. Advice and Information - 12 April 2022

    The AskFirst app supports patients to get the right healthcare they need at the right time. The app is available to all patients in Lewisham.
  22. Advice and Information - 13 April 2022

    The Lewisham Wellbeing Map is an interactive, community-led tool to help people find local locations and activities where they can connect, socialise, be active or learn in the London Borough of Lewisham.
  23. Advice and Information - 14 April 2022

    Safeguarding means protecting people’s health, wellbeing, and human rights, and enabling them to live away from harm, abuse, and neglect. It’s fundamental to high-quality health and social care.
  24. Advice and Information - 31 July 2017

    A year ago the Accessible Information Standard came into force. It requires any organisation providing NHS or social care to communicate in a way that everybody can understand. Here's a reminder of what you should expect.
  25. Advice and Information - 25 November 2015

    Do you struggle to speak to your doctor about your medical concerns? You’re not alone. Take a look at our top tips to make the most out of your GP appointment.
  26. Advice and Information - 29 August 2017

    Five things you should expect from home care, domiciliary care or help in the home.
  27. Advice and Information - 29 November 2016

    How can I get the most out of my next visit to the dentist? Take a look at our tips to help you prepare for your appointment and make sure you understand your treatment and how much it will cost.