IT Outage Update

Our services are slowly recovering from last week’s IT outage. Please be patient with us as we try to clear the backlog. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your understanding.

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Self Referral

Most referrals to other specialists will require you seeing or speaking with a GP. However, there are a number of local services, listed below, that you are able to make self referrals to.

Do you have social, emotional or practical concerns and need support?

Social Prescribing can link you in to support within your community to help you work towards a more fulfilling life.

Physiotherapy Direct – Self Referral Form

Once the booking service has received the form it will be reviewed by a clinician. This will take up to two working days from receipt. Please call MSK Newham on 020 3819 4999 to book an appointment, allowing time for referral to be reviewed.

Newham Mental Health Crisis Line/Crisis Support

The Enhanced Newham Mental Health Crisis Line is open 24 hours a day to support people living in Newham who experience a mental health crisis. The Helpline (calls are charged at local rates), is available 24 hours a day including weekends and Bank Holidays.
0800 073 0066

Free help to quit smoking in Newham

Contents You are here:Free help to quit smoking in Newham COVID-19 and smoking Smoking and your health Benefits of quitting Top tips to quit smoking Stop Smoking pharmacies by postcode area Free help to quit smoking in Newham BSL Support Did you know that you're up to 4 times more likely to quit successfully with expert help and advice? Quit Well Newham can provide Newham residents with free advice and support to quit.
020 7882 8230

Antenatal Homerton

We provide maternity care for nearly 6000 women and their babies each year, during pregnancy, labour, birth and up until one month after birth. During and after pregnancy, we offer both midwifery-led and consultant-led care and our teams are multidisciplinary which means all the care you need is provided within the maternity wards.
020 8510 5955

Sexual Health & HIV services

Sexual Health services are: Free Confidential and Available to everyone regardless of sex, age, ethnic origin and sexual orientation. If you have a disability and you have special requirements, or if English is not your first language, you should make arrangements in advance.

Newham Talking Therapies

Through talking therapies we will help you get to the root of your problems and to manage and overcome your difficulties.
020 8475 8080

Maternity – Barts Health

We recognise that expectant mothers require very special attention. Our dedicated teams are here to help you through your pregnancy and birth and provide you with the best care to suit your individual needs.

British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS)

A future where every woman can exercise reproductive autonomy and is empowered to make her own decisions about pregnancy.
03457 30 40 30

LB Newham – Homeless Persons Unit

Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Housing provided for people considered in priority need of housing. Temporary accommodation may be available while enquiries are made. Tenancy relations service, general housing advice and advice and assistance for single and non-priority homeless people
020 8430 2000

Rise- Newham

If you are looking to change your relationship with alcohol or drugs, we can help. We can also help anyone who is worried about a family member or friend. We offer a range of options including workshops, groups, and one-to-one key working sessions. The support we give can be done on the phone or on a video call, or we can arrange to see you face-to-face.
0800 652 3879

Minor Eye Problems?

If you have a recent problem with your eyes - such as sore eyes, red eyes or visual disturbance - you can be assessed and treated by our local Minor Eye Conditions Service.To make an appointment, call one of the opticians on the back of this leaflet. You will be asked some questions about your symptoms in order to assess how quickly you need to be seen by the service, which will be within 24 hours in urgent cases and within a few days for routine appointments.

Health Visiting Newham

The Health Visiting service is now provided by the London Borough of Newham.
0203 373 9983

Employment / Welfare / Benefits Advice

Citizens Advice Newham - We are an independent, local charity working in Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets and we’re members of the national Citizens Advice network. We provide free advice, information and advocacy to help people resolve the problems they face. We help with problems involving welfare benefits, housing, debt, money management, employment, immigration, consumer, and family and personal issues.
020 8525 6379


We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. is a site set up to support young people manage the changing times we are currently living in.
0151 547 7703

NHS stop smoking services help you quit – Quit smoking

Local stop smoking services are free, friendly and can massively boost your chances of quitting for good.
0300 123 1044

NUPAS (national unplanned pregnancy advisory service)

We offer abortion treatments and free pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted infection screening and a fully comprehensive contraceptive service.
0333 004 6666

Marie Stopes UK

You don’t need a GP referral to access NHS funded abortion care. We've been helping people with their reproductive health options for over 40 years. We provide NHS-funded and self-funded abortion and vasectomy care through our network of local clinics all over England. You can give us a call whenever you need us. Our advice line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
0345 300 8090

Find a psychological therapies service in England

You can refer yourself directly to a psychological therapies service (IAPT) without seeing your GP. These services offer therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for common problems including: stress, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) identifies those at diabetes high risk and refers them onto a behaviour change programme.