Self refer

Please visit the sections below to find out about services you can self refer to.

Carers Support

Local Carers FIRST- Adult Carers Service Bereavement Advice Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service provided by Co-op Legal Services. They provide practical information and advice and signposting on ... [continue] Carers Support

Drugs and Alcohol

Local Community needle exchange You can go to any of the pharmacies in Newham list on the website to get, clean needles, return used needles, discuss, referral into treatment, access ... [continue] Drugs and Alcohol

Employment / Welfare / Benefits Advice

Local Advice and Benefits Information and advice on benefit in Newham. Local Community Links

Family Support Services

Local Family Contact Centre The Family Contact Centre (FCC) provides a seven day contact service for children and families in a safe, comfortable environment. The centre has ten rooms, with ... [continue] Family Support Services

Fear to fly

We appreciate a fear of flying is very real and very frightening and can be debilitating. However, there are much better and effective ways of tackling the problem. We recommend ... [continue] Fear to fly

Hay Fever

Hay Fever Advice There has been a change in guidelines across the country. The NHS is asking patients to buy hay fever medication directly from the pharmacy. Tablets, eye drops ... [continue] Hay Fever

Mental Health

Local Mind Tower Hamlets and Newham Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham (MITHN) has provides support to people with mental health needs, living in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets ... [continue] Mental Health

Newham Cost of Living Crisis Response

The Cost of Living One Stop Shop at East Ham Library . Sessions will take place every Tuesday from 10am – 2pm.

Older People Support

Local Adult Safeguarding If you see, hear or suspect that a vulnerable adult is being abused contact the council adult safeguarding team. 020 33730440

Screening Services (Breast/ Bowel/ Cervical)

Local Central & East London Breast Screening Provides a free breast screening service for women in Camden, Hackney and the City, Islington, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest (East and ... [continue] Screening Services (Breast/ Bowel/ Cervical)

Self care

Self care advice You can get self care advice online now Further information Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated ... [continue] Self care

Sexual health clinic

  Local All East- Sexual Health Advice and Support Provide free and confidential sexual health services at centres across east London, providing everything from sexual health screenings (including HIV testing) ... [continue] Sexual health clinic


Local Get help to quit smoking Information on local stop smoking pharmacy services which provide free support and advice to all smokers living in Newham. It has already helped many ... [continue] Smoking

Weight Management/ Diet and Exercise Services

Local ActiveNewham ActiveNewham brings everything under one roof with a mixture of services and facilities with Newham which can support you with diet and exercise. health-wellbeing

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Women’s Health/Antenatal/Termination Service

Self Referral Form Newham Hospital – Antenatal self-referral form Self referral form for antenatal care. 020 8090 9999

Youth Services

Local Youth Support- Newham Information on youth support services available in Newham. Youth Activities

Date published: 23rd January, 2023
Date last updated: 23rd January, 2023