You can refer yourself for the following conditions.
(Please let the practice know if links and numbers are not working, thank you)
Muscle and joint problems
Please use e-consult or ask reception to book you with a First Contact Practitioner for new joint and muscle problems.
If you are pregnant you can self refer to most London hospitals. The local hospital is Homerton and you can refer yourself here:
Or call 0208 510 7175
Homerton maternity helpline (for those already under their care) 0208 510 5955
Counselling and other mental health support
020 7683 4278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or contact MIND https://www.mindchwf.org.uk/make-a-referral-2/
Derman (counselling and support for Turkish speaking patients)
0207 613 5944
Hackney Caribbean Elderly Centre The Mental Wellbeing Group
The Group is for people with early onset dementia. It provides support and help in understanding and managing the condition effectively.
For more information call: 020 7923 3536 or Email: email@example.com
A list of non-NHS, low cost, psychotherapy organisations in London which are all providing good quality therapy from trained staff
Turning Point (For help with alcohol and drug use problems)
Secure Email: Turningpoint.firstname.lastname@example.org
Service phone number: 0345 144 0050
Emergency mental health crisis line
A 24 hour mental health helpline on 0800 073 0006 for people of any age who may have long term psychological issues or who have had a sudden crisis such as a shock, bereavement, relationship issue.
Mental health support for young people at https://www.kooth.com/
0300 303 0400
Online sexual health testing
SHL.UK is a discreet service for Londoners who have no symptoms or mild symptoms.
Please we aware that unfortunately we do not provide the Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (coil) fittings or removals, or implant, however Homerton offer a full range of sexual health services at four locations, please click here for details.
OUT OF HOURS emergencies when the practice is closed please call 111 or 999
NATIONAL 24 HOUR HELPLINE – 0808 2000 247
ALL WALES LIVE FEAR FREE HELPLINE – 0808 801 800
SCOTLAND 24 HOUR DOMESTIC ABUSE AND FORCED MARRIAGE HELPLINE – 0800 027 1234
N IRELAND 24 HOUR DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL ABUSE HELPLINE – 0808 802 1414
MEN’S ADVICE LINE – 0808 8010327
RESPECT – 0808 802 4040
GALOP – 0800 999 5428
You can self refer for support and advice by following the links here:
St Joseph’s Hospice
For support with end of life care and palliative care call 0208 525 6000
Hackney Social services
0208 356 6262
For social support email email@example.com
For urgent help call 020 8356 23 00
For advice on benefits and welfare you can contact Age UK on 0800 917 9830
Support for people with dementia and their carers
Alzheimer’s Society City and Hackney: 020 8533 0091
City and Hackney Carers Centre: 020 8533 0951
Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Adviser 020 8533 0091
Alzheimer’s Society National Dementia Helpline on 0300 222 1122
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting people effectively when they are at risk of abuse, mistreatment and neglect. Are you worried about someone? For advice or information call
020 8356 5782 (Hackney Safeguarding Team)
020 7332 1224 (City of London Adult Social Care Team)
What will families receive as part of The Hackney Healthy Eating & Obesity Service during the COVID19 pandemic?
· Help and advice on topics including healthy eating, behaviour change, nutrition and wellbeing.
· 1:1 support via video call or telephone (Whilst 1:1 sessions are usually offered only to families of children with SEND, during lockdown this has been more acceptable to families that group sessions)
· Signposting to enjoyable activities that can be done at home such as weekly recipe challenges to develop practical skills and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
· Online exercise classes to encourage participants to become more active and stay active.
We welcome any referrals for children aged 5-19 (25 for SEND) years who are above a healthy weight (>91st centile) and who have either a Hackney postcode, or are registered at a Hackney school or GP (please see referral attached). Alternatively, the family are able to self-refer and can find more details here or call Szilvi on 07849 092 185.
• If you are the parent or carer of a child or young person, the Council for Disabled Children has a range of support and advice available in relation to COVID-19.
If your GP has sent you a letter or text which confirms that you are at risk of Type 2 diabetes, you are able to register for the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.
Termination of pregnancy
Call 03457 30 40 30
ACERs Heart Failure - Community IV Diuretic Service
The Community IV diuretics and emergency response service is now up and running.
The service can be contacted by:
Tel: 0207 683 4698
Smokefree Hackney is your local NHS stop smoking service, and we are continuing our work to help smokers quit during the pandemic: as we cannot currently see smokers in person we are running telephone and email support and advice sessions and arranging to supply stop smoking medications via local pharmacies. You can contact Smokefree Hackney by calling 0800 046 9946 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for Free pharmacy treatment for eligible patients
Click here for twitter’s Find support services in City and Hackney
Do you know your risk of developing diabetes? Find out today using the @DiabetesUK risk tool. http://bit.ly/Kn0wYourR1sk
Better at Home provides members with free access to over 600 online classes, plus workouts of the week, nutrition and wellness information, and exclusive member benefits.
Access Better at Home for free
Free exercise videos from the NHS
We are undefeatable supports those with long term health conditions to be more active.
Active 10 is a free walking tracker app that supports patients adding even 1 minute of exercise to their day and work towards meeting the recommended physical activity guidelines.
http://www.hackneypeoplefirst.com/ Speaking Up and Speaking Out for adults with a learning disability in Hackney – "Giving a voice to the unheard"
BEAT – The UK’s Eating Disorder Charity
YoungMinds - children and young people's mental health charity 0808 802 5544
www.Learningdisabilityengland.org.uk 0300 111 0444 for People with a learning disability and their families
www.Autism.org.uk 0808 800 4104 National Autistic Society
Challenging Behaviour Foundation Families of children, young people and adults with a severe learning disability and behaviours that challenge www.Challengingbehaviour.org.uk 0300 666 0126