A video blog with Dr Penny Dash, Chair of the North West London Integrated Care System (NW London ICS), where she introduces herself and sets out the priorities of NW London ICS in the coming months.
Dr Mando Watson, Consultant Paediatrician at Imperial College NHS Trust and Dr Andrew Read from Whittington Health NHS Trust detail the oral health prevention work taking place across North West London - and highlight how Brent’s holistic approach to reducing dental caries (decay) in the under-5s and primary-aged children is proving extremely effective
Diabetes Consultant at Central Middlesex Hospital, London North West University Healthcare and clinical lead for the North West London Diabetes Foot Project Dr Wing May Kong believes that people with diabetes need to have access to the information they need to manage their foot health and should be confident that every health professional they meet can give them the right advice if they have a foot problem. She explains why collaborating with podiatrists is so vital for people with diabetes.
Digital inclusion is a powerful tool that is empowering people from disadvantaged and minority groups to manage their diabetes condition better, with an associated reduction in stress levels. Project lead Mohammed Faqsi explains why the initial pilot, in conjunction with other projects, is proving so effective at identifying and targeting these high risk groups.
The integrated team approach taken by Westminster’s Homeless Health project is having such a transformational effect on the lives of people experiencing homelessness that there are plans to expand the pilot across to all eight North West London boroughs. Gerard Kelly, Project Delivery Manager (Homeless Health), Cameron Hill, Assistant Director (Integration and Delivery), Anna Bokobza, Integrated Care Programme Director (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust) and Ieuan Ap Rees (West London Alliance Housing Lead) explain more.