Additional Free NHS Services
Walk-in Centre or Minor Injury Unit
Urgent treatment centres are a facility you can go to if you need urgent medical attention but it's not a life-threatening situation. The NHS offers a mix of walk-in centres, urgent care centres, minor injury units and urgent treatment centres, all with different levels of service.
Below is a list of the nearest Walk-in Centre's and Minor Injury Unit's
The Junction Health Centre
Arches 5-8 Clapham Junction Station
Telephone: 0300 130 3333
Monday - Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00
Soho NHS Walk-in Centre
1 Frith Street
Telephone: 0207 534 6500
Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 - 20:00
To find the nearest Walk-In Centre to you, please click here.
If you are already registered with a Dentist, call them first, some practices offer appointments at short notice.
- If you're in severe pain
- If you're experiencing heavy bleeding
- If you've sustained inuries to your face, mouth or teeth
Minor Eye Condition Service (MECS)
Instead of having to visit a hospital for treatment, patients can now be seen by their highly trained Optometrist. The aim of the scheme is to allow patients to access treatment quickly. They can see and treat patients for a range of conditions such as:
- Red eye
- Sticky eye (difficulty opening your eye or yellow discharge)
- Watery eye (excessive tears)
- Pain or discomfort in or around the eyes
- Recent onset or sudden increase of flashes of light or floating objects in your vision
If you are unsure whether your eye problem requires medical attention, please call and they will be happy to help.
28 Wilcox Close
Telephone: 020 7622 1893
Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 19:00
Satuday: 10:00 - 13:00
Sexual Health Clinics
Sexual Health Clinics offer a range of services, including:
- Testing and treatment for sexually trasnmitted infections (STIs)
- Advice and information
- Free condoms
- Contraception - Including emergency contraception
- Pregnancy testing
- HIV testing
- Advice about abortion
- Help for people who have been sexually assaulted
You may need to make an appointment at some clinics, while others offer "drop-in" sessions, where you can turn up without an appointment so please make sure you check with your clinic beforehand.
Burrell Street Sexual Health Clinic
Burrell Street Sexual Health Centre is a state-of-the-art reproductive and sexual health service based in the heart of Southwark, London that is open seven days a week offering a full range of sexual health services.
For more information, please click here.
Burrell Street Sexual Health Centre
4-5 Burrell Street
Telephone: 020 7188 6666
Monday: 08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday: 08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday: 12:30 - 18:00
Thursday: 08:00 - 18:00
Friday: 08:00 - 18:00
Satuday: 08:00 - 15:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 16:00
To find the nearest Sexual Health Clinic to you, please click here.
Health Visitor/Baby Clinic at Mawbey Brough Health Centre
The health visitors baby clinic is held every Monday afternoon between 13:30 and 15:30. You can have your baby weighed and you can also discuss any concerns you may have with the health visitor. You don’t need an appointment for this clinic as it is a walk-in session.
Telephone: 020 3049 5777
Telephone: 020 3049 6516
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care is a national charity that exists to offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies. It aims to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. They have a Freephone national helpline and local services, and a website (hopeagain.org.uk) specifically for children and young people. Their services are provided by their network of 5,000 trained volunteers and are confidential and free. Cruse also provides training and consultancy for external organisations and for those who may encounter bereaved people in the course of their work.
For more information, please click here.
Free Helpline: 0808 808 1677
Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
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