Digital First Programme

Digital First is a nationally funded, transformational programme of work with a focus on delivering equal access to digital services, for all patients. The programme looks to understand challenges and inefficiencies in existing care and then collaboratively work will help to improve these issues through digital improvements. This is an evidence-based approach to digital and by working in collaboration with local organisations we can offer a positive influence on local transformation and population health.

News, stories and events

You can now view your prescriptions in the NHS App

People across south east London are now able to benefit from viewing their issued prescriptions via their NHS App, not just their repeat medications. We’ve been working with NHS England to help bring this functionality to residents ahead of the national launch next year. Thanks to newly added functionality, you can now view your medicines […]

28 Nov 2023
Reflections and learning from our outgoing joint Medical Director

Our Joint Medical Director, Dr Jonty Heaversedge, has been working in healthcare in south east London for 30 years. In that time, he has held many roles, including as a GP, educator and media doctor. During his time with the CCG and subsequently ICB, he has been instrumental in developing and championing system leadership across […]

24 Nov 2023
World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week (WAAW) – 18 to 24 November

World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week (WAAW), 18 to 2​4 November, aims to encourage best practices for using antimicrobials responsibly worldwide, to prevent and control the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Today’s healthcare professionals are challenged with balancing appropriate antibiotic prescribing with reducing unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics. Unlike other medications, antibiotic resistance from the overuse of antibiotics […]

18 Nov 2023