Many services in Islington offer SELF-REFERRAL which may allow you to bypass seeing a GP completely. The associated links have a lot of useful self-help information for common conditions.
Are you suffering from back, arm, leg or neck pain? Is it non-urgent? You can self-refer to the musculoskeletal service to see an experienced physiotherapist who may also be able to arrange imaging, joint injection and onward referral if required.
Useful Link 1 MSK Physiotherapy
Link 2 MSK Service
Corns, ingrown toenails and painful feet? Did you know that podiatry can deal with these problems?
Useful Link Podiatry Service
https://www.whittington.nhs.uk/default.asp?c=35726 Whittington's New Service April 2019. This includes link to self-referral form.
Low mood, anxiety, poor sleep? You can refer yourself directly to iCope for support.
Useful Link iCope Service
Just discovered you are pregnant and want to refer yourself to antenatal clinic? You can self-refer online or reception can give you a telephone number.
Useful Link 1 Maternity Whittington
Link 2 Maternity UCLH
Did you know yon can get medical advice from a local pharmacy as well as a doctor.
NHS Minor Ailment Scheme
If you want help dealing with common illness such as a cold, cough or diarrhoea, you may be able to use the free NHS Minor Ailment Scheme at selected pharmacies.
If you have an administrative rather than clinical issue, contact reception as we may be able to deal with this without your seeing a G.P e.g. fit notes, medical reports.