There are a number of services which you can self refer without making an appointment to see the doctor. These forms are available at reception or can be downloaded from out website
PSYCHOLOGICAL THERAPIES - This service can help patients learn ways to help themselves so they feel more able to cope with problems. It is provided by trained staff based in GP surgeries and Health Centres.
iCOPE - This service provides help for conditions such as anxiety and depression.
PHYSIOTHERAPY - This service is for patients who have muscoskeletal problems for example a recent injury, post surgery, spinal problems or soft tissue problems - click on the link to print the form, complete the form and take to one of the addresses on the form.
Self Referral Form to Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
PODIATRY (foot care) - The podiatry service treats problems of the foot and ankle including foot pain, high risk patients (suffering from diabetes, circulation problems and rheumatoid arthritis), skin and nail conditions - clink on the link for more information about this service.
The contact number for podiatry is (central booking) 0203 316 1111. This is a service provided by Whittington NHS Trust at River Place Health Centre.
Below is some information about podiatry and the Referral Form.
Podiatry Self-Referral Form
Podiatry self referral form
click on the link to print the form and send to the address on the form, alternatively complete the form and email to the address on the form
DRUGS - we have a specialist worker who can help patients with drug problems - just ask reception to make you an appointment.
DRUGS and young people aged 8 to 18 - The Annexe provides a service for young people who want free confidential advice about drugs and alcohol.
The Annexe young people click on the link for more information about this service
The Annexe also provides parents advice and support about young people and drugs and alcohol
The Annexe parents and guardians click on the link for more information about this service
ALCOHOL - we have a dedicated alcohol advisor who can help patients with their alcohol problems - just ask reception to make you an appointment.
STOPPING SMOKING - our Health Care Assistant has been specially trained to help patients stop smoking - just ask reception to make you an appointment with her.
MINOR AILMENTS - Why wait to see your doctor? Minor ailments are conditions that can be self-treated with medicine available over the counter from your pharmacy. The minor ailment scheme allows you easier access to the same advice, treatment and medicines from your pharmacist as you would get from your GP, without having to wait for a GP appointment. You can also get your medicines free if you are normally exempt from paying prescription charges - just click on the link for more information.
DIET ADVICE FOR ADULTS - Patients with a BMI >30 can self refer to Weight Watchers for a 12 week course. Ask reception for one of our referral letters.
DIET and EXERCISE ADVICE FOR CHILDREN - Are you worried about your child's weight or your family's food and health? Contact the dietician to talk about an appointment 020 7527 1188
CONTINENCE SERVICE - The Bladder and Bowel Care Service sees both adults and children (from the age of 3 years) who have any bladder or bowel problems - click on the link for more information and contact details about this service http://www.islington.nhs.uk/bladder-and-bowel-care.htm
PLEASE ASK AT RECEPTION FOR DETAILS ON ANY OF THE ABOVE