Strike action is taking place in June. We'll contact you directly if you or your child's appointment is affected.

There are rail strikes planned for June, which may affect your journey to our hospital and community centres. If you or your child has an appointment booked, please do all you can to attend. Plan your journey ahead and allow extra time.


How to refer to our health visiting service

The health visiting service offers an open referral system for families and practitioners via our Single Point of Access: 

Tel: 020 3049 5300 

Tel: 020 3049 8166 

Children with complex needs 

Children with complex needs under the age of five years old who have received a diagnosis and are registered with a GP in Southwark or Lambeth can be referred into the service. The team will accept referrals for complex needs children who would benefit from support around issues such as sleep, toilet training or behaviour. Parent(s)/carer of special needs children who would benefit from emotional support can also be referred into the service. 

The team receive referrals from the following practitioners:  

  • health visitors
  • occupation therapists  
  • paediatricians 
  • general practitioners 
  • speech and language therapists
  • physiotherapists
  • school nurses
  • paediatric continence nurses.

Referrals will be considered from social care and education professionals. We unfortunately cannot consider self-referrals.